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Age spots

Age spots, also known as lentigo solaris, are common benign (light) brown pigment pots (in the skin).The name ‘age spots’ refer to the fact that these spots often appear in middle age.

Treatment age spots

Symptoms age spots (lentigo solaris) are often located on the face and back of the hands, due to the exposure to sunlight. Because age spots are caused by sun damage, they are also called sun spots.

Originate everyone can develop age spots, usually they arise around the age of 40. The amount of spots someone will develop can vary a lot. Where some people only have a few spots, others have a lot. Some of the causes are:

  • Skin aging
  • Sun damage
  • Heredity
  • Skin type, age spots are more common with fair/lighter skin types.

Treatment Huidzorg Delft can offer various innovative treatment methods to treat symptoms of skin aging. During the first consultation we will discuss your complaints and assess your skin. The most comely used technique is a treatment by means of IPL or laser. The spots can also be treated by cryo therapy, this method is often used whenever de spots are slightly elevated.


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