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Ours is a culture with little appreciation for spots. None of us like getting a spot on our record, on our reputation, or on our shirt. And we certainly don’t like seeing spots when we’re looking into a mirror!
But as we age, many of us do begin to see spots, especially on our hands, feet, and face.
And whether we call them liver spots, age spots, or sun spots, the reaction is likely the same: We want a spot remover.
Technically known as lentigines, age spots are the result of excess pigment being deposited in the skin during years of sun exposure. So along with treatment, dermatologists also recommend avoiding exposure to the sun.