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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

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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How do I get rid of age spots on my face, i hate them sooooo much. Help?

How do I get rid of age spots on my face, i hate them sooooo much. Help?

Many options: Age spots can be faded/removed with office based treatments such as certain lasers and intense pulse light therapy. Check with a board certified facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist to fin out the best treating for you. ...Read more

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Are there any laser skin treatments for age spots? I'm looking for a way to get rid of the dark spots on my face for good. I stay out of the sun and exfoliate regularly, but nothing seems to help. I don't want a temporary solution. Would laser skin treatm

Are there any laser skin treatments for age spots? I'm looking for a way to get rid of the dark spots on my face for good. I stay out of the sun and exfoliate regularly, but nothing seems to help. I don't want a temporary solution. Would laser skin treatm

Yes: Intense pulsed light (ipl) is a quick and effective way to fade unwanted skin pigment with little downtime. Permanent removal of unwanted skin pigment is much more difficult without permanently affecting the rest of your skin's natural skin color. Ipl followed by good skin care, sun protection and use of hydroquinone can extend the results of treatment but periodic touch-ups will be necessary. ...Read more

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I am 61 years old and noticed age spots on my face. What is the best approach to get rid of them. Creams? Laser? Retin-a?

I am 61 years old and noticed age spots on my face.  What is the best approach to get rid of them.  Creams?  Laser?  Retin-a?

Check first: Have your doctor check them out at a routine visit. Your "age spots" may be evidence of sun damage which can be pre-cancerous. Choosing a treatment before a good evaluation can lead to trouble. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots on face and skin ?

How to get rid of spots on face and skin ?

Sun spots?: if you talking about brown flat freckles or sun spots (we called it Lentigo), Laser probably is the best treatment, more precise and effective than other options. But it's expensive, you pay out-of-your-pocket. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red pigmentation spots on face?

Laser tx: Most of the time red spots on the face are hemangiomas or capillaries and are often well treated with lasers. Other conditions are possible such as actinic keratoses, skin cancers, or acne. I recommend having the lesions evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black spots on face ?

How to get rid of black spots on face ?

Black spots : On the face. Depends on what you mean by that - black heads, hyper pigmentation , tiny black moles? Best to see a plastic surgeon. Cosmetologist or dermatologist. Face is a delicate issue! ...Read more

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Got white spots on face how to get rid of them mainly come out in the sun?

Got white spots on face how to get rid of them mainly come out in the sun?

White spots: These may be vitiligo spots or a type of fungal infection called tinea versicolor. Need to have your physician take a look at it as there are different treatments for these conditions. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ugly red spots on face?

How can I get rid of ugly red spots on face?

It depends on what: the spots are. These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of dark spots on face caused by pimples?

Can you tell me how to get rid of dark spots on face caused by pimples?

Pigment &/or shadow: Pimples result in a breakdown of the skin and cause a scar. Any scar can get hyperpigmented, i.e. darker, for six months and sunscreen of spf 15 or greater helps to protect against the pigment changes. Chemical lightners help.The scar can also have a depression from the plane of the surrounding skin. When light reflects off of the scar, it appears darker & resurfacing methods help to even scar. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of brown age spots on back of hands?

How do I get rid of brown age spots on back of hands?

See a dermatologist: Bleaching creams, peels or lasers can help lighten/remove these spots. See a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am an Indian women of age 29. i am getting tiny brown color spots all over my face. What is the reason and how i can get rid of it?

I am an Indian women of age 29. i am getting tiny brown color spots all over my face. What is the reason and how i can get rid of it?

Hyperpigmentation.: Dark spots with aging are common in women. The darker the natural complexion, the more complex to treat. There are doctor prescribed skin care programs that target this problem successfully. Dr. Obagi, was the first to do so successfully. Some countries have a long history of successfully local herbal products for skin lightening but be sure that there is good scientific evidence before trying ...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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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 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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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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