Pigmentation & Sun Damage Treatments Specialist

Zweiback Medical Associates

Internal Medicine & Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology located in Jenkintown, PA

Sun damage can cause annoying blotchy, uneven skin. Dr. David Zweiback and his team at Zweiback Medical Associates in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, can provide you with customized treatment options to help diminish hyperpigmentation and achieve a more even skin tone. If you spend a lot of time in the sun or notice unwanted pigmentation, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Pigmentation & Sun Damage Treatments Q & A

What is pigmentation?

Pigmentation is another word for the coloring in your skin. Hyperpigmentation is an increase in pigmentation production that gives you an uneven or blotchy skin tone. Unwanted pigmentation and brown spots on the skin can happen to any skin type.

Unwanted pigmentation can have many different causes. However, the main culprit for light skin tones is sun damage. Sun damage can also affect darker skin toned individuals, and the damage can be harder to treat because the damage is usually deeper compared to lighter skin tones where the damage is superficial.

For darker skin tones, melasma is a common problem that creates dark patches on the skin. Dr. Zweiback is an expert in the field and can help you with treatment options to help you look your absolute best.

What are the treatments for hyperpigmentation and sun damage?

Dr. Zweiback can work with you to find a customized treatment plan. There are a couple treatments that he has found that give his patients dependable results. He can help you find which treatment works best for you.

PicoSure® PressureWave™

PicoSure is a laser treatment that converts the laser energy into a gentle pressure. The pressure squeezes the cells which damage them and causes the surrounding cells to work overtime. This makes your body increase its production of collagen and elastin without damaging your skin and lightens unwanted pigment.

PicoSure PressureWave treatments help with:

  • Hyperpigmentation, including freckles and sunspots
  • Wrinkles
  • Acne scars


It’s an easy, in-office treatment that offers no downtime and is a great option for diminishing sun spots and wrinkles giving you a full anti-aging service.

Icon™

The Icon laser therapy helps reduce pigmentation and facial vessel clearance, which gives you a radiant glow. The treatment uses laser energy to penetrate the epidermis to reach the dermis layers of your skin. The energy promotes your body’s natural healing process to boost skin turn over. The Icon laser treatment can help with:

  • Pigmentation reduction
  • Blood vessels
  • Wrinkles
  • Scars
  • Stretch marks

The results give you beautiful, youthful skin.

The PicoSure PressureWave and the Icon may take multiple treatments to achieve your desired results. Results vary from patient to patient, and Dr. Zweiback will discuss your treatment options and desired results during your consultation. He can help you decide what treatment is best for your skin type.

Call Zweiback Medical Associates or schedule an appointment online today to have a consultation on removing your pigmentation and sunspots.