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AKs: What to look for
An actinic keratosis is a rough, scaly or crusty bump that forms on the surface of the skin. They are also called solar keratosis, sun spots, or precancerous spots. Dermatologists frequently refer to them as "AK's".
Hand Rejuvenation: The Forgotten Quest For Youth?
Many patients notice a discrepancy between their rejuvenated face and the aged appearance of their hands. Our hands work for us every day and because of that, are subjected to more wear and tear than we care to admit. It is for these reasons that cosmetic hand rejuvenation is becoming more and more popular.
Stop the spots!
You can help to prevent age spots by using sunscreen before the age of 40, avoid prolonged sun exposure and wear protective clothing.
The Effects of Sun Damage
As time goes on, we start to notice brown spots and freckles -- souvenirs of Florida -- on the backs of our hands and on other sun exposed areas like the upper chest and face. At first, these brown spots are small and light colored, but eventually they become a cosmetic problem; an obvious sign of premature aging of the skin
What’s the connection between liver spots and aging?
Solar lentigines is the medical name for liver, sun or age spots. These darker areas of skin are flat brown-black spots that commonly form on sun-exposed areas of the body. They are not related to the liver or the functioning of the liver.