Age Spots Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

Age spots tend to appear during your:

While they generally begin appearing during your 40's, it's sun exposure and not age that causes the blemishes.

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The areas of the body which are most prone to age spots are:

The hands and face are exposed to the sun more often than other parts of the body.

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There is no way to prevent age spots.

If you make a point of protecting your skin from ultraviolet rays you may be able to avoid age spots.

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Age spots are formed on which layers of skin:

Since age spots form on the outermost layers of skin, you have don't have to live with them if you don't want to.

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One method of treating age spots involves freezing the top layer of skin.

Once skin is regenerated in place of the dead, frozen skin you'll be blemish free.

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Other treatments involve the use of:

Lasers are used to get underneath the skin and remove the dark patches.

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Chemical peels cannot remove age spots.

It may take several treatments but chemical peels are an effective treatment option.

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Liquid nitrogen removes age spots by:

Liquid nitrogen treatments will leave your skin lighter but it can cause permanent scarring.

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Dermabrasion treatment is like using a soldering iron on your face.

It's not like a soldering iron but it is similar to using sandpaper on your face.

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The best way to determine if age spots are cancerous is to:

If your doctor is concerned by what he sees he will likely do a biopsy.

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About This Quiz

No matter how many anti-aging products you use, age spots can still show up. We answer all your questions about home remedies and removal in our age spots quiz.

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