Located on the face age spots commonly known as sun or age spots. This is a fairly common phenomenon. Age spots because they are called that they occur in patients aged 50 years or older. However, such expression sometimes occurs in young people. They occur in that period of life when the skin begins to age, is not able to regenerate after exposure to direct sunlight.
On the body the appearance of age spots is completely safe. In most cases treatment is not required as they do not pose any danger to human health. Many people find age spots one of the signs of aging and trying to get rid of these symptoms.
Age spots are oval fragments of leather, painted in red or light brown color. They occur usually on areas of the body that are most exposed to UV light at the back and legs, shoulders, face.
Detected spots are often groups that makes them easy to recognize. In addition, their appearance is accompanied by other symptoms of aging: roughness of the skin, increased dryness, wrinkles. In this case, the nose, ears and cheeks are often visible reddish small veins. In this way the skin becomes thinner and drier.
Doctor age spots can detect on the initial examination of the patient. Sometimes, their diagnosis requires a skin biopsy. There are a number of diseases that can be confused with pigmented spots, nevus, seborrheic keratosis, lentigo malignant. That is why any education on the skin is necessary to consult a specialist. Thus, you will be able to detect serious diseases.