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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

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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Can you fade age spots by using a laser light?

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?

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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What is the best (reasonably priced) way to fade age spots on my face. Tried laser and some creams. Spots, veins and ruddiness remain. I'm only 41! :(?

What is the best (reasonably priced) way to fade age spots on my face. Tried laser and some creams. Spots, veins and ruddiness remain. I'm only 41! :(?

Best spot treatment: Rather than shopping by price, you should look for someone who will give you some insight as to why these therapies have not met your expectations. Some expectations are simply unreasonable. Improvement is always the goal, not perfection. A good place to start is the dermatologist (i hope) who did your laser treatment. ...Read more

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Does hydroquinone cause cancer? What is the best over-the-counter treatment to fade age spots on hands?

Consider Herbals: Azelaic, arbutin, kojic, licorice root extract are all herbal skin lighteners that will be a bit less potent than hydroquinone, but should help in the long run. Make sure you follow the recommended guidelines on the products you are using. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if lemon juice really fades away age spots?

Can you tell me if lemon juice really fades away age spots?

Yes.: Lemon juice contains alpha hydroxy acid along with Vit.c, a common ingredient to expensive beauty aids and creams. Soak a cotton ball in lemon juice and apply on the age spot and leave for 5 -30 minutes or more depending on skin sensitivity. Do it at least 2 times a week. ...Read more

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What is the least invasive treatment to diminish the look of age spots? I am 75 years old and up until now make-up concealer has been able to help me fade my age spots. They have darkened recently and the cover-up is not working. I do not like surgery, bu

What is the least invasive treatment to diminish the look of age spots? I am 75 years old and up until now make-up concealer has been able to help me fade my age spots. They have darkened recently and the cover-up is not working. I do not like surgery, bu

Aging spots treatmen: Hydroquinone is among the best topical drugs for the treatment of hyper-pigmentation. It is frequently used along with retina and other supplements. Get a local plastic surgeon or dermatologist to assist with this. Should be rather simple to take care. Lasers are always a good option but more invasive. Best to you. ...Read more

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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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Medicine for age spots?

There is none: Lasers can work well for some of these. Something called Levulinic Acid applied to the skin and followed by blue light or IPL can also work very well to remove certain of them, even precancerous lesions. You should see a dermatologist, preferably one with some cosmetic practice. ...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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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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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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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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How can you remove age spots with home remedies?

How can you remove age spots with home remedies?

Age spots : Retinol or retin a (tretinoin) creams, topical bleaching creams , Alpha hydroxy acid creams , chemical peels , laser, and cryosurgery are among the treatments for age spots or lentigos . See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment if any dark spots. ...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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Age spots: help anyone know of anything that will help?

Age spots: help anyone know of anything that will help?

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. The most important thing is to seek a consultation with someone experienced in the treatment of these problems. ...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