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March 29, 2021
Age Spots appear due to overactive pigment cells, and UV rays/light speeds up the production of the melanin. Over years after exposure to the sun age spots will appear as melanin becomes produced in high concentration and it becomes clumped together.
Age Spots can occur all over your body, some of the common places people experience them is:
Yes, sunspots are another name for age spots.
Age spots can begin appearing around the age of 50, however, some people may begin to see them earlier if they spend more time in the sun than an average person. Tanning beds can also increase the possibility of getting sunspots earlier.
They are not a sign of skin cancer and they do not progress into skin cancer. However, if you’re worried please contact your doctor or speak to a skin specialist.
They can fade naturally over time, but why wait? At Este Medical Group, we offer a range of treatments to get rid of sunspots.
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