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Serion Clinic

  • Acne Pore scar

    acne

    pore

    acne scar

    scar/keloid

  • Dyschromatosis

    liver spots

    freckles / congenital nevus

    Café au lait macule / nevus of Ota(Ota spot)

    tattoo/leukoplakia

  • Dermoplasty
  • Anti-aging(wrinkles)
  • Esthetic Peeling
  • Laser
  • Alopecia. Epilation
  • Allergy / other

Pigmentary Disorder

Cafe au lait Macule

It is caused by the increase of irregular melanin cells on the epidermis of the skin, being the most common skin symptom among patients with neurofibroma. It is common for neurofibroma not to appear although there are Café au lait macule. But for neurofibromatosis, neurofibrpma usually appears after puberty. There are many cases in which Café au lait macule become darker until the age if two or three. It has a characteristic of growing bigger proportionally to the growth of the baby. It can recur sometime after the first occurrence or the existing lesion may get darker.

Pigment laser, Q-switched laser in particular, is used for the treatment of Café au lait macule. For children, some people tend to postpone treatment because of the pain of the pigment treatment laser operation. But the effectiveness is much higher, the younger the child is. According to dermatology textbooks, it is stated that it is impossible to predict the results of laser procedures. Also it is said that spots first seem to disappear, but later can recur. There are many cases in which more than 3-5 procedures are taken, but if various waves of lasers are used together it can be removed in 1-2 procedures.

nevus of Ota

Nevus of Ota is a disease that creates dark blue spots usually on one side, and it can also appear on the eye of the same side. Just as the ocean looks blue, the deeper it is, because the melanin cells are dispersed deep in the skin it looks blue. Sometimes, after the age of twenty, it can appear as acquired with brown spots on both sides of the face. Also it can first appear in the 20s, 30s, or 40s , so it may not feel like they are nevus of Ota. Usually in the case of adults, they appear on both sides of the face. Several small blurry dots may appear under the eye and also on the nose. If it appears at a younger age, usually it is bluer and larger, mostly appearing on one side of the face.

Treatment

Laser : nevus of Ota has pigment cells deep inside the inner skin, so the laser must be able to penetrate deep into the skin. Since epidermis, normal skin, must not be damaged, Q-switched Nd-YAG laser is commonly used. It can be proceeded once or twice a month, and will show effectiveness in 3~5 procedures.

Other congenital nevus

Epidermal nevus, Becker nevus, sebaceous nevus
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