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How to Clear Up Hyperpigmentation

New York Skin & Vein Center offers treatments that fade and remove hyperpigmentation and also provide a range of other restorative benefits. Our innovative therapies help restore your complexion to an even tone while smoothing out the skin surface. Read on to learn more about our hyperpigmentation removal treatments. 

Clearing Up Hyperpigmentation 

Hyperpigmentation may be due to melasma, sun damage or brown spots. New York Skin & Vein Center uses several highly effective treatments which fade or remove blotchy, dark, uneven colors on your skin. 

Our ZO Skin Health Care products, Enlighten laser, Excel V laser, chemical peels and microneedling are minimally invasive treatments that take less than an hour to complete, leaving you with a fresh, clear complexion. 

What Causes Hyperpigmentation?

Hyperpigmentation typically takes the form of uneven, blotchy, brown spots on your skin. While not serious, conditions such as sun or age spots, melasma, and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation detract from your natural beauty, especially when they’re on your face. 

Brown spots develop when excess amounts of melanin accumulate at specific places or areas of the skin. Melanin is the chemical substance that gives skin color. 

New York Skin & Vein Center offers hyperpigmentation treatments that help remove dark, patchy areas on your skin and restore you to a clean, fresh appearance.

Consultations Available Now

The first step is to schedule an in-person consultation with one of our highly trained providers at New York Skin & Vein Center located in Oneonta, NY, serving the surrounding New York City areas with additional offices in Norwich, Binghamton, and Cobleskill.

Simply fill out the form on this page and we will reach out to you promptly to schedule your appointment. Your journey to a healthier, happier you can start today.

Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Options

New York Skin & Vein Center specializes in treating skin conditions. Dr. Dohner has over 25 years of experience in the field. We are proud to offer hyperpigmentation treatment solutions that restore your skin to a cleaner look. Our methods are painless and require minimal downtime. 

Here are five of our most popular options to consider:

ZO Skin Health Care

If you’ve been frustrated by skin care products that don’t give you the skin you want then it’s time to use ZO Skin Health. These products were developed by Dr. Obagi of Beverly Hills to give you fresh, healthy, even toned skin. They work on all skin types and conditions and especially so on hyperpigmented skin. The team at NYSVC is highly experienced in helping you choose the correct regimen of skin care you’ll need to get smooth, clear, even toned skin. Often just getting on the right skin care will be enough to give you the results you want.

Enlighten Laser

The Enlighten Laser by Cutera is considered the best in the world for pigmentation problems. It delivers light energy to your skin in such a way to break up rather than heating up the pigment, making it safe and effective for all skin types and colors. It is considered the gold standard for melasma and can usually clear brown spots in a single treatment.

Excel-V® Laser

The Excel-V, considered the gold standard in laser systems, uses dual wavelengths to maximize results. Patients get faster, more effective results as the excel-V can address both superficial and deep tissue brown spots. 

Benefits you can expect from the excel-V include:

  • Brown spots, vaporized
  • Tightens pores
  • Smooths out scarring
  • Evens out your complexion
  • Seals up broken capillaries

Radiofrequency Microneedling

Microneedling, a minimally invasive treatment, works incredibly well at diminishing hyperpigmentation. New York Skin & Vein Center uses PiXel8-RF Microneedling, a device that delivers next-level treatment results.

The PiXel8-RF creates tiny microchannels in the top skin layer while using Radio Frequency energy to reach the deeper skin layers. The result not only gets rid of brown spots but also stimulates collagen production while tightening up your skin tissue.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels have been a mainstay for treating hyperpigmentation for decades and are still very useful, depending on your skin condition and goals. They help tighten pores, reduce acne, and smooth fine lines in addition to fading hyperpigmentation.


*Individual Results May Vary

Dr. Dohner and his team strive to provide the best experience for everyone who chooses their practice for their aesthetic and vein needs. Read why our patients love their results & experience with Dr. Dohner and his team of expert providers at New York Skin & Vein Center in New York.

Take the Next Step

A consultation is the next step to deciding which of the many treatment options are rigfht for you. To schedule your in-person hyperpigmentation consultation, call New York Skin & Vein Centers at (607) 431-2525 or simply fill out the form on this page. We look forward to working with you!

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