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What types of facials are there that will remove the age spots from my forehead and cheekbone area?

What types of facials are there that will remove the age spots from my forehead and cheekbone area?

Several options: Lightening brown spots can be done with topical lightening creams such as a hydroquinone or with ipl (intense pulses light) treatments. Both of these can be included in a facial or photo-facial to reduce brown pigments and create a more uniform complexion. It is important to see a physician for an examination of the spots before proceeding. ...Read more

Age Spots (Definition)

Age or liver spots typically refer to a skin lesion known as a solar lentigo. Typically this is flat, larger than normal freckles and contains darker pigmentation. Other age spots may refer to seborrheic keratoses that are dark, slightly elevated and are described as looking like grease paint. Both of these lesions are generally benign but evaluation by a ...Read more


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Do age spots darken?

Do age spots darken?

Possibly: Yes they can but you must consult a doctor to make sure it is not undergoing a malignant change. ...Read more

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What causes age spots to form?

Aging: See pcp or dermatologist particularly if black colored irregular or raised. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedie for age spots?

Is there a home remedie for age spots?

Age Spots: When apple cider vinegar is mixed with onion juice and applied directly to the skin, it can help you to get rid of age spots and sun spots.
Finely chop or blend an onion, and use a strainer or cheese cloth to squeeze and extract the juice.
Take one part of apple cider vinegar and one part of onion juice and mix them together.
Dab a cotton pad into the solution and apply it directly to age spot. ...Read more

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What do age spots on brain mean?

What do age spots on brain mean?

White matter lesions: Most older folks due to aging and atherosclerosis, show signs of "microvascular angiopathy", which may or may not correlate with stroke risk or memory loss. In fact these lesions are nonspecific and the full correlative value is not totally understood. ...Read more

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Could a 17 yr old have sun spots/age spots?

Sun spots: Excessive sun exposure can cause spots on exposed areas. Pityriasis alba is hypopigmented spots on face from sun exposure.
Important to use sun screen ...Read more

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What can I use to remove age spots on my face? I have tried several creams, but nothing seems to help.

What can I use to remove age spots on my face? I have tried several creams, but nothing seems to help.

Facial age spots: I am not sure if you are using otc creams or physician prescribed ones. I would consult with a local cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist so that the best topical and /or office treatment combination can be prescribed for you. Options abound, from peels, microdermabrasion, fractional resurfacing, ipl and hydrafacial among others. ...Read more

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I have spots on my body. Looks like age spots, but it's not. Tried anti fungal cream and Celltone. Spots are just increasing.

I have spots on my body. Looks like age spots, but it's not. Tried anti fungal cream and Celltone. Spots are just increasing.

Consult Doctor: We can not tell you what it could be without examining the spots. I suggest you consult your Doctor or a Dermatologist ...Read more

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How can I fade age spots?

How can I fade age spots?

Several options: Lightening brown spots can be done with topical lightening creams such as a hydroquinone or with ipl (intense pulses light) treatments. Both of these will reduce brown pigments and create a more uniform complexion. It is important to see a physician for an examination of the spots before proceeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can age spots start from the age of 11?

Can age spots start from the age of 11?

Dark spots= common: If by 'age spots' you mean freckles (dark flat spots) then early sun damage can cause them at 11 years old. Another 'age spot' is a raised darker lesion called a 'seborrheic keratosis' and are very common on sun exposed areas after 20-30 years old. Also it is said we make 10 new moles (congenital nevi) per year! The risk of melanoma goes up with early/prolonged sun exposure. Use sunscreen please. ...Read more

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My son is 15 and has age spots, is it normal?

Age spots?: Don't know what you mean by age spots. Do you mean freckles? Sun block is very important in children to prevent future problems with premature skin aging and skin cancer.
Sun screen every day!!! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: age spots?

Solar lentigos: Age or liver spots typically refer to a skin lesion known as a solar lentigo. Typically this is flat, larger than normal freckles and contains darker pigmentation. Other age spots may refer to seborrheic keratoses that are dark, slightly elevated and are described as looking like grease paint. Both of these lesions are generally benign but evaluation by a professional is also encouraged. ...Read more

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Can teenagers have age spots on their face?

Yes, sort of: So called age spots or liver spots are usually due to skin damage from ultraviolet light, generally from the sun. See this site for more info.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002126/. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my age spots?

Lasers work best: Age spots are best treated with lasers. Some spots will also respond to chemical peels, microdermabrasion, liquid nitrogen and other superfically destructive treatments; however, laser treatments are the best. ...Read more

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What can I do for age spots on my face?

What can I do for age spots on my face?

Skin check first.: First, get a skin check. We need to rule out, and specifically treat any precancerous or cancerous lesions. If there are none, then you can look at modalities like ipl, facial peels, and laser peels or laser resurfacing, to improve the brown/ age spots. Retinols and retinoids can be helpful to lighten brown/ age spots. The daily use of an antioxidant sunscreen, on exposed skin cannot be overstated. ...Read more

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Can hydrogen peroxide lighten age spots?

No: See a dermatologist or your family doctor for a more effective treatment for age spots. ...Read more

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What is good for white age spots on skin?

See: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can get the best treatment for these spots. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of age spots on my body?

How do I get rid of age spots on my body?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Age spots on skin? What exactly are age spots?

Age spots on skin? What exactly are age spots?

Age spots: The term ‘age spots’, or lentigines, refers to the brownish spots that, over time appear on your face and body as a result of overexposure to the sun. As we age our skin is subjected to more and more sun damage. ...Read more

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What are age spots and how do you get rid of them?

Stop the sun first: This is not a medical diagnosis and many patients refer to age spots which could reflect a variety of lesions such as actinic keratoses, solar lentigines, melasma, lentigo maligna, and seborrheic keratoses. Some of these are benign and will respond to skin care with exfoliation and possible mechanical, chemical or laser peels or resurfacing. Others may benefit from Retin-A therapy or biopsy/excise. ...Read more

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Are age spots common? Is there any treatment for them?

Yes: What we refer to as "age spots" include seborrheic keratoses (brown stuck on bumps) and lentigoes (flat brown patches). Both are hereditary, very common, and we tend to develop more with time. They can be treated with liquid nitrogen (freezing), lasers, ipl, chemical peels, curretting, cautery, etc. Treatment choice largely depends on the number of spot and how thick they are. ...Read more

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Is there something I can use to coverup old age spots?

Is there something I can use to coverup old age spots?

Cover up age spots..: The most effective way I have found to cover up dark spots or age spots is to use a mineral powder like colorescience skin bronzing primer followed by a color matched pressed mineral or loose mineral powder.
There are great treatments available to significantly improve or resolve age spots as well. Intense pulsed light (ipl) is one effective modality. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a 17 year old have sun spots/age spots?

Yes: I have seen freckles in toddlers and these are "sun spots" from sun exposure. If your skin is prone to this already at your age, you need to be obsessive about putting on sun screen daily to all exposed skin or covering it up. Avoid mid-day sun if possible. ...Read more

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I am 63 and getting age spots. Anything on the market that will help get rid of them?

Hydroquinone 4%: There are many over the counter products for treating age spots. The most effective treatment is hydroquinone 4% (prescription strength.) all treatments work best when you use a good sunblock every day. ...Read more

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Any products you would recommenfd to use on not so severe hyperpigmentation and freckles or age spots that just won't go away?

Any products you would recommenfd to use on not so severe hyperpigmentation and freckles or age spots that just won't go away?

Vivite/laser/BBL: Generally sunblocks and scar care creams may help. More specific creams like vivite vibrance may help or bbl or laser treatments may help. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has had age spots on skin. But there's a.new group that has popped up overnight it seems. He's looks sickly thin. Pleaae direct me.

My boyfriend has had age spots on skin. But there's a.new group that has popped up overnight it seems. He's looks sickly thin. Pleaae direct me.

Skin cancer?: See dermatologist right away, could mean sign of other internal disease too if sickly looking, if smokes even more at risk ...Read more

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How can I remove age spots on legs?

See dermatologist: Quin, . Cream, cryotherapy, nothing if you conk' mind them, they are not dangerous. ...Read more

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Will sunblock prevent me from getting wrinkles and age spots?

Will sunblock prevent me from getting wrinkles and age spots?

Decrease: This varies with color of skin, more common in lighter individuals. But it will decrese Accutane updated sun damage to lessen age spots and fine wrinkling which develops over time. A diet rich in antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables decrease sundamge from inside. Also avoid smoking which ages your skin. ...Read more

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What technique does a dermatologist use to get rid of these age spots?

Age spot removal: There are lots of ways to get rid of age spots. Remember that sun eposure worsens them and no matter what you do, wear sunscreen! Before lasers were widely available many docs would use a series of chemical peels and prescription lightening creams. Now lasers or ipls work very well to target the excess pigment and as I like to say, "cook it".
The spots get darker for a bit, then flake off. ...Read more

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What can I do to permanently get rid of age spots on my face and prevent more from appearing?

What can I do to permanently get rid of age spots on my face and prevent more from appearing?

Erasing age spots.: Age spots are usually caused by sun damage. The most common treatments for this include topical creams, laser resurfacing, and intense pulsed light treatments. All of these treatments can be effective depending on the skin type and the severity of the sun damage. Using sunscreen and avoiding prolonged sun exposure will prevent more from appearing. ...Read more

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I have a slightly raised light brown spot on my forehead... it looks like an age spot? What's the formal name for those? Aren't I too young for that?

I have a slightly raised light brown spot on my forehead... it looks like an age spot? What's the formal name for those? Aren't I too young for that?

Brown spot forehead: Without a posted photo my best response is to see in person a dermatologist. The diagnosis could be just a colored nevus, a keratosis, or worse... Get this looked at! ...Read more

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How do I get age spots removed?

How do I get age spots removed?

Lasers work the best: Lasers work better than any other method of age spot removal. ...Read more

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What else can I do to prevent age spots?

Comes with aging: Exposure to skink in past, see dermatologist or pcp if worried about same! ...Read more

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Can you fade age spots by using a laser light?

Yes: Age spots can be treated with intense pulsed light. Multiple wavelengths of light and with a laser...One wavelength of light.

Best to see your cosmetic dermatologist for a consult. ...Read more

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How long does it take finacea to fade age spots?

Not indicated: Used for other dem problems, can't find data about sun spots. ...Read more

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How do I get of rid of age spots I am 50 years old?

Options: If this is melasma there is no cure.
You can use topicals or dermabrasions which will help to keep it in control. Treatment has to be ongoing. ...Read more