You Don’t Have to Live with Brown Spots and Uneven Skin Tones!

If you have darker spots on your skin anywhere on your body, it can be embarrassing and unsightly. While hyperpigmentation is usually not a serious concern that would impact your health, many people want to clear it up so they can reveal clear skin in any outfit. New York Skin & Vein can help you improve your skin pigmentation without surgical intervention.

What Causes Hyperpigmentation? 

Hyperpigmentation occurs when there is an excessive amount of melanin in your skin. Everyone has melanin in their skin, and those who have more of it have a darker skin tone. But, hyperpigmentation occurs when melanin deposits build up in one area. Some can be easy to ignore, like freckles or birthmarks, but some appear more concerning, such as age spots, melasma or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH).

If the build-up is significant, you may want to pursue hyperpigmentation treatment so you can remove the dark, patchy spots and restore your skin to a more consistent tone. 

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 areas with additional offices in Norwich, Binghamton, Cobleskill and Oneonta.

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.

What Treatment Options are Available for Hyperpigmentation?

At New York Skin & Vein, we offer several hyperpigmentation treatment solutions that can help to restore your skin painlessly and with minimal downtime.

ZO Skin Health skin care is effective, predictable and scientific in the results it provides for you. In the past skin care was just voodoo and unproven claims so that you had no idea what to use on your face. Dr. Obagi has taken his decades of experience to give you the best cleansers, exfoliants, DNA repair, retinols and SPF line to take care of acne, age and brown spots, melasma, uneven skin tone, fine lines, and more. 

The Pico Laser and Excel® V Laser are both excellent options for people who have specific age spot areas they want to treat. This technology not only targets the noticeable pigment, but it also breaks up the pigment sitting under the surface. There is minimal downtime with these lasers; people are usually red for 2-4 hours following treatment. Removing sunspots can require more than one treatment.  

Similarly to laser skin resurfacing, chemicals peels remove old, dull skin, and can reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation. These peels are safe and effective if you’re interested in treating hyperpigmentation without lasers. 

PiXel8-RF microneedling is a method of creating “micro-injuries” within your skin with a tiny needle. It is not painful and assists your skin with naturally produce more collagen and elastin. As a result, your skin works to repair itself and can help even out the tone and color differences that hyperpigmentation causes.

What Results Will I See?*

With any of our hyperpigmentation procedures, you can expect to see results soon after treatment. With laser treatment, you can see results in just a few days with one treatment, but you’ll notice even better results with more. Dr. Dohner and his team can work with you to establish a treatment plan that will help you achieve your goals. 

All hyperpigmentation treatments should help improve the appearance of your dark spots, and patients will notice the lightening of any unusually dark areas you may have on your skin.

Is There Any Downtime?*

While all of our treatments require little to no downtime, the exact amount of downtime you experience from a procedure will vary. For example, some people peel more than others after a chemical peel. It may take you a few days of dealing with drying and peeling to feel back to normal. Either way, you can expect to return to your normal activities within a few days of treatment. 

Our Results

Dr. Dohner’s and his team are made up of motivated, well-trained individuals who are only happy with our work when you are 100% happy with your results… and we love our work! See some amazing results from our patients in our before & after gallery.


*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.



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