Non Surgical Aesthetic Specialists
1. What are ephelides?
Ephelides, commonly known as freckles, are small, pigmented spots that form due to increased melanin production, often triggered by sun exposure.
2. What causes ephelides?
The primary cause of ephelides is sun exposure or sunburns, which trigger an increase in melanin production in the skin.
3. How can ephelides be managed?
Ephelides can be managed through sun protection, topical treatments, and laser treatments, depending on individual preferences and advice from a healthcare professional.
4. Are ephelides harmful?
No, ephelides are not harmful. They are a benign skin condition influenced by genetic factors and sun exposure.
5. Does Cryopen Treatment Hurt?
Cryopen treatment for ephelides is generally pain-free. Some patients may experience a slight stinging sensation during the treatment, which is usually well-tolerated.
6. How Many Cryopen Sessions are Required for Ephelides Removal?
Most patients achieve satisfactory results after one session of cryopen treatment. However, the number of sessions required may vary depending on the size and location of the freckles.
7. Are There Any Side Effects of Cryopen Treatment?
Cryopen treatment is a safe and non-invasive procedure that does not cause any significant side effects. In some cases, patients may experience temporary redness, swelling, or scabbing in the treated area, which usually resolves within a few days.