SkinSmart Dermatology | Dermatologist in Sarasota, FL 34243 (SRQ)

Brown Spots & Melasma

Brown spots, including freckles and age spots, are often a result of sun exposure, making them a common concern for people living along the Suncoast of Florida. Melasma is a condition that produces brown patches of pigmentation on the face and is associated with factors such as the sun, genetics and hormones. When it comes to treating these and other skin conditions, trust the specialists at SkinSmart Dermatology®. Board-certified dermatologic surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Callahan and her staff offer a wide variety of proven, effective treatments for hyperpigmentation, brown spots and melasma. Our Sarasota practice is ready to develop a skin rejuvenation plan specifically for you.

Healthy, beautiful skin begins at SkinSmart Dermatology®Request a cosmetic consultation or call our Sarasota office at (941) 308-7546.

Treatment Options

Our treatments for freckles, brown spots, melasma and excess pigmentation work in various ways to dissipate excess coloring in the skin. Many options provide additional benefits as well, such as softening redness or wrinkles. At SkinSmart Dermatology, we will carefully assess the condition of your skin and recommend a customized treatment plan that may include one or more of the following:

  • SmartXide DOT® laser or Fraxel re:pair® fractional laser treatments improve skin coloring and texture.
  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) reduces areas of increased pigment without harming the skin’s surface
  • We may also prescribe a medically proven topical treatment that contains hydroquinone or kojic acid instead of, or in addition to, these treatments to lighten brown spots.
Meet Dr. Callahan

Dr. Callahan has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2019. This is her ninth consecutive year as a Top Doctor. SkinSmart Dermatology offers four experienced and certified medical dermatological providers to serve the SW Florida area. Call today to schedule your appointment!

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