Q. How can I get rid of round dark spots on the face?

Answered by
Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Hello doctor,

I have got round dark spots on face. It was light initially and became darker later on. Give me advice on how to remove it.

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Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

MD(D.V.L
Cosmetology Dermatology Venereology

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

It looks like seborrheic keratosis (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Is it raised above the skin surface? Since how long do you have it?

Thank you doctor,

It is persisting since last two years. It is not raised above the skin. I am attaching a new photo.

Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

MD(D.V.L
Cosmetology Dermatology Venereology

Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Spot peel can be done to reduce pigmentation of seborrheic keratosis. Also, start application of sunscreen daily in the morning. LA shield sunscreen during the day all over face and Tretin 0.025 % cream at bedtime only over pigmentation. It will help to reduce but for complete clearance, you may consider laser treatment or peel which is performed by a dermatologist.

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