Facial Vessel and Pigment Clearance

As we grow older, the skin begins to change in undesirable ways, developing brown spots, pigmentation issues and other imperfections. When this occurs, facial vessel and pigment clearance in New York with Dr. Scarpidis can address these prominent, premature signs of aging – restoring a refreshed and revitalized overall look.

What causes pigmentation issues?

Dark spots, redness and uneven skin tone can emerge for a wide variety of reasons, including:


As aging occurs, brown patches called “age spots” can begin to appear throughout the face and body. When this occurs, these imperfections can affect confidence and add years to your appearance.

Sun damage

For many individuals, sunspots and pigmentation issues often emerge after long-term exposure to the sun’s harmful rays.

Skin conditions

Conditions like acne and rosacea can have a negative effect on your skin’s health, contributing to a red and blotchy facial appearance.

The environment

Chemicals, smoking, pollution and other elements in the environment can also lead to pigmentation issues, causing your skin to appear blotchy and damaged.

What issues can facial vessel and pigment clearance treat?

A powerful and highly versatile procedure, our NYC pigmentation treatment and facial vessel clearance is designed to clear away a wide range of skin imperfections on the face, décolletage, hands, legs and feet, including:

  • Age spots.
  • Damaged skin.
  • Café au lait spots.
  • Broken facial veins and vessels.
  • Moles, birthmarks and freckles.
  • Other dark spots and pigmentation issues throughout your face and body.
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The facial vessel and pigment clearance procedure

Dr. Scarpidis will treat your pigmentation and facial vessel issues in the comfort of his private New York office, using the innovative Icon Aesthetic System. To begin the 30-minute procedure, Dr. Scarpidis will apply a numbing cream to your skin and provide you with specialized eyewear to protect you during treatment.

He will then administer powerful light-based technology by moving the Icon handpiece over your skin, treating the pigment and vessels, without damaging the healthy surrounding tissue. During this time, you’ll experience a cooling sensation along with a slight stinging feeling. As the handpiece continues to move across your skin, the light energy will be absorbed by the unwanted pigment, which will be naturally eliminated from your body. After several New York pigmentation treatment sessions, the pigment will be visibly improved, your spots will appear lighter and your skin will look clearer and more youthful.

The vast majority of our patients report that they only experience very minor discomfort during facial vessel and pigment clearance with Dr. Scarpidis. However, if you’re concerned about your comfort, we will provide you with solutions that can help you manage the pain. As this procedure is completely non-invasive with no downtime, you’ll be able to resume your normal daily routine immediately after treatment. At that time, the targeted pigment will temporarily appear slightly darker than normal and you will feel a warm sensation in the treatment area. Over the next few weeks, your brown spots will continue to darken before ultimately flaking off. Your facial vessels will look better right away, with continued improvement over the next several days.

Schedule a consultation

If you’re ready to remove age spots and address unsightly pigmentation issues, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Scarpidis today. During your private meeting in his New York office, he will carefully evaluate your signs of aging and the overall condition of your skin, before outlining a customized treatment plan designed to restore your smooth, clear and youthful complexion.

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