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Age Spots

Age Spots

Introduction To Age Spots

Age spots, also called liver spots or solar lentigines, are small patches of dark skin. These are mostly found on areas of the body that have been exposed to sun, like the shoulders, hands, face, and arms and vary in size from freckle-sized to half an inch across. More commonly seen on lighter skin, true age spots are harmless to your health but can impact your self-confidence and they can be unsightly. Melanin, the pigment that gives skin it’s colour, is produced in the outer layer of skin, or epidermis, in response to UV exposure.

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Factors to consider

As we age, our skin loses its ability to regenerate and repair skin, and the cells responsible for pigment, melanocytes can become unevenly distributed. This leads to deposits of melanin in the skin that form age spots. People with light skin and red hair are more likely to develop this condition, as are people who have a history of overexposure to the sun or tanning beds, as well as people who frequently have sunburn.

Genetics can play a part; you are more likely to have or develop age spots if a close member of your family has them. Age spots have the same texture as skin, and though frequently small, can group together and look like prominent clusters.



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Treatments available for Age Spots

Frequently Asked Questions

This depends on which treatment you have. Your assigned clinician will address these questions in you patient consultation.

All skin types can be treated at PHI Clinic.

Your assigned clinician will vary depending on the treatment you have, but all of our staff are highly trained in their respective fields and are experienced in every treatment we offer.

Age spots all over the body can be treated.

Your assigned clinician will address this during your patient consultation.

Most of the treatments we offer to remove or reduce age spots will not require any form of anaesthetic, but you will need to talk to your assigned clinician during your consultation.

With a wide range of treatments to suit every need, we have a variety of solutions to pigmented lesions, including, but not limited to, Obagi, Hand Rejuvenation, Laser Resurfacing.

The price for Age Spots treatments start from: £500

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