Reduce the Appearance of Age Spots on Your Skin
Age Spot & Liver
In Leander, TX
What Causes Age Spots?
Age spots can occur as a result of overactive pigmented cells. Ultraviolet (UV) light can quicken the production of these pigmented cells, also known as melanin. Age spots appear when melanin becomes “clumped” or is produced in high concentrations. Another common cause of age spots appear when areas of the body are exposed to sunlight for a number of years.
Yes, age spots are also called liver spots and solar lentigines. These spots are small dark areas on your skin. Typically, liver spots will vary in size and usually appear on the areas most exposed to the sun – face, hands, shoulders, and arms.