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age spot

Age Spot

A flat, pigmented macule commonly seen on the skin of the elderly. Age spots are benign and of merely cosmetic concern. 
Location Sun-exposed areas (e.g., forehead, back of hands).
Prevention Avoid sun; sunscreen with an SPF of 15 may decrease incidence.
Management Creams and lotions to bleach skin; cryotherapy may be required.

age spot

Dermatology A flat, pigmented macule commonly seen on the skin of older folks; ASs are benign and of merely cosmetic concern Location,  Sun exposed areas–eg, forehead, back of hands Prevention Avoid sun; sunscreen–SPF of 15.may ↓ incidence Management Creams and lotions to bleach skin; cryotherapy may be required. See Sun protection factor.
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Additionally, Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Eventone Age Spot Hand Cream incorporates such key natural extracts and botanicals as bearberry, vitamin E, sugar cane, and orange and lemon fruit extracts to fight dull, dry hands and unwanted discoloration.
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Age spots, dark spots, post-acne scars and sun damage are visibly diminished.
As with all Murad products, Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Gel is based on UCLA Associate Clinical Professor and Murad founder Howard Murad, M.
People with fair skin who have been exposed to the sun start to see age spots in their 40s.
If age spots are bothering you, you could go in for laser therapy or IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) to get back smoother, even-toned and younger looking skin.
99 'This softens age spots, plus has iridescent pigments for an immediate glow.
Age spots and brown-gray discolored patches contribute to the loss of youthful-looking skin.
Elemis White Brightening Dark Spot Corrector, PS35 Perfect if you have enjoyed the sun too much in the past and have age spots as a result.
Gluten is also linked to pigmentation, so age spots and uneven skin tone are another unfortunate side-effect.

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