At Mahimo, our dermatologists personally examine your skin indications, and by utilizing an awarded AI-powered technologies will recommend a customized treatment for your specific needs.
Age spots are a result of the body producing excess melanin. Melanin is the pigment that gives skin its color.
When the skin is exposed to sunlight, the body produces extra melanin to protect the skin from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays.
Age spots usually appear in areas of skin that are commonly exposed to the sun, including the:
face – backs of the hands – shoulders – back – arms – tops of the feet
Treatments, According to Dermatologists
“Some people do have a hereditary tendency to develop more age spots than others,” Dr. Samolitis
What to expect
A physician in our network will evaluate which (if any) age spot treatment is appropriate for you. Then we’ll ship it to you in discreet, unmarked packaging.
How it works
Possible permanent side effects include darkening of an age spot, lightening of the skin around the age spot, or a scar. When a board-certified dermatologist performs cryotherapy, permanent side effects are rare.
Creams and lotions: You’ll find plenty of skin-lightening products that manufacturers claim will get rid of age spots. Many you can buy without a prescription.
A dermatologist can recommend a skin lightener that can effectively treat age spots without harming your health.
While, yes, age spots can be annoying and you want to get rid of them quickly, it’s critical to ensure they’re benign first. … If the spots are deemed benign, they can be treated with laser or freezing with liquid nitrogen. Some age spots can be lightened with peels and prescription creams as well,” Dr.