Age Spots Treatment

Age spots, sometimes called sun spots, liver spots or skin legions, are not dangerous but they are unsightly. They can occur frequently across the face and hands and show up as small, flat and darkened patches of skin. Minimise the appearance of age spots with our leading non-surgical treatments.

Age Spots Treatments at The Cosmetic Skin Clinic

What are age spots?

Age spots are small, darkened and flat areas of the skin that are usually found across areas that have been frequently exposed to the sun. They are common across the face, hands, neck and décolletage area, and appear as light brown or black in colour, in a similar way to freckles, but with a harsher appearance.

What causes age spots?

Age spots are a type of hyperpigmentation, a common skin condition that describes the overproduction of melanin in the skin. Melanin is a natural skin pigment, and when it is overproduced, it can make our skin look darker and more uneven in texture. Age and over-exposure to UV light from the sun are both key reasons why someone may develop hyperpigmentation. This is why this skin condition is often known as ‘age spots’ or ‘sun spots.’ It is very common in adults above 40, who have spent more time in the sun over their lifetimes.

How does sunlight aggravate age spots?

One of the primary reasons for visible skin ageing (whether across the face or the body) is sunlight. Intense UVA rays from the sun can even pass through glass on a cloudy, overcast day. In contrast to UVB rays, you do not get the warning sign of burning with UVA, and these harmful rays can cause the most sun damage, leading our skin to look leathery and bumpy in texture while increasing the likelihood of wrinkle formation as well. This is why the most important anti-ageing step you can take is to apply a daily broad-spectrum sunscreen, with SPF 30-50 in winter and at least 50 in the summer. This can help to minimise the formation of age spots while minimising lines and wrinkles.

How to get rid of age spots

Even if you rigorously apply sunscreen, you may still notice the appearance of age spots across your cheeks, face, legs or hands for example. It is often common in people who spend a lot of time outdoors, or people who travel widely and frequently throughout their lifetimes. Thankfully, there is a wide range of non-surgical and non-invasive treatment options that can help patients to get rid of age spots and minimise their appearance. At The Cosmetic Skin Clinic, we specialise in clinically proven procedures like microdermabrasion, chemical peels and cosmeceutical age spot creams that can generate transformative results.

Best treatments for age spots

When determining the best treatment to minimise the appearance of your age spots, we will advise you on a bespoke treatment plan at your initial consultation, after conducting a thorough skin assessment. The best results for your sun spots or age spots on the cheeks or face can often be achieved using a combination of methods, such as laser skin resurfacing, micro-needling, chemical peels and Forever Young BBL™, an incredible skin rejuvenating treatment that targets signs of ageing and skin imperfections.

If you would like to find out more about this and the treatments available at The Cosmetic Skin Clinic, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our specialists, today to book an appointment at our clinics in London and Buckinghamshire!

Get rid of age spots with our award-winning treatments.

Age Spot Removers at The Cosmetic Skin Clinic

As one of the leading aesthetic medical practices in the UK, we are multi-award-winning when it comes to customer care and exceptional patient results. This can be seen in our 5-Star customer rating on Trustpilot and our 95% customer satisfaction record. We offer a wide variety of age spot removal treatments at the clinic to suit your own skin types and individual circumstances. After having an in-depth consultation with one of our expert practitioners, we can advise on the best approach for you to take. However, 3 key treatments stand out for their impressive results.

Cosmeceuticals for Age Spots

Cosmeceuticals are premium-grade skincare products that have been medically proven for their efficacy. At The Cosmetic Skin Clinic, we offer some of the very best creams for age spots available on the market, which contain transformational active ingredients that improve the quality of your skin. Obagi is a leading brand that is well-known for its world-class results. We offer leading age spot and hyperpigmentation creams from this world-renowned brand, along with other leading labels like Jan Marini and Heliocare.

IPL Photo Rejuvenation for Age Spots

Minimise the appearance of age spots while rebooting your natural collagen stores with our IPL Photo Rejuvenation treatment. Our Lumenis IPL™ treatment is a light-based therapy that gently and effectively reduces the appearance of age spots while improving the tone and texture of sun-damaged skin.

Chemical Peels for Age Spots

Instantly refresh and revitalise sun-damaged skin with our advanced range of chemical peels. These treatments minimise the appearance of age spots thanks to their active ingredients which deeply hydrate the skin while removing dead skin cells in the process. The result is a marked reduction in the appearance of sun spots as well as improved texture, elasticity and skin tightness.

To find out more about our range of age spot treatments, contact our London and Buckinghamshire clinics directly. Alternatively, complete our online contact form and well will get in touch.

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IPL Photo rejuvenation

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