A port wine stain or "nevus flammeus" is a discoloration of the skin caused by a vascular anomaly, so usually a pink or red colour. A port wine stain is actually a type of birthmark which appears like a splash of red on the skin. Though they often start out looking mostly pink at birth, port wine stains tend to become darker, usually a reddish-purple or dark red, as you age.
Thread Veins are a common problem and occur in about half of adults. These are very fine dilated veins lying just underneath the skin, but from afar appear like blemishes or redness. They originate from normal veins in the skin which grow far bigger than their usual size and come towards the surface of the skin. They often occur near the ankle, back of the knee, thigh, however Facial Thread Veins are just as common as all.
Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point in their life, whether it's when they're a teenager or when they are in adulthood. It causes spots, oily skin and sometimes skin that's hot or painful to touch, then after can leave acne scars. With the Excelight, we can treat all types of acne as well as rejuvenate acne scarring, whether it's facial or somewhere on your body.
Pigmentation refers to the colouring of the skin. The word "pigmentation" is a very broad sense, meaning there are many conditions which would come under "pigmentation". Skin pigmentation disorders cause changes to the colour of your skin, sometimes they lighten patches of your skin and sometimes they darken areas.
- Sun damage
- Age Spots
- Liver Spots
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