The use of hydroquinone and kojic acid are one of the beneficial treatment for freckles and lentigines. They may help in lightening if they are applied consistently over a period of months.
Tretinoin (vitamin A acid, Retin-A) also helps to make freckles and lentigines lighter when applied over a period of time.
A light freeze with liquid nitrogen can be used to treat freckles and lentigines.
Chemical peels are used to remove age spots, superficial pigmentation, discoloration, wrinkles and fine lines. They generally help to make the skin smooth and firm and also help in curing freckles and lentigines gradually.
Intense Pulsed Light Therapy (IPL)
IPL delivers energy to melanin that effectively reduces pigmentation. Post procedure, the freckles and lentigines will darken and eventually fall off or fade away in a few days to a week. You will need to protect your eyes from the light by wearing goggles .The number of sessions varies from each individual.
The most effective freckle and lentigine removal method is laser removal using a Q Switch Nd:Yag Laser. A laser projects a focused and collimiated ray on the area that is affected, causing the ray to be absorbed by the melanin so that the darker cells are destroyed and the healthy cells are left intact. You will need to protect your eyes from the laser by wearing goggles. The number of sessions varies from each individual.