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Age Spots

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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.age spot 2

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.