SOLAR LENTIGO – AGE SPOTS

Solar lentigo can also be called as sun-induced freckle, or senile lentigo, they are also similar to age spots. It is damaged dark skin part whose main cause is UV rays of natural or artificial kind. It may appear in cluster or alone. There is a great difference between this lentigo type and simple lentigo because the main cause for its appearance is direct exposure of sun UV rays. Solar lentigines are basically gentle and exist due to the excessive exposure of sun. On later stages it may convert into the skin cancer. Usually the people who are at the age of 30-50 years get affected by the solar lentigo and age spots.

Usually those areas get affected of these solar lentigines that are direct under the exposure of UV rays. The appearance or the outlook is wholly even and the color of spots is light brown that turns into black. The people who have taken the treatment called PUVA. The occurrence of solar lengigines may be possible in certain skin areas that are unexposed to UV light.

History:

At the early stages the outlook of lentigines / age spots seems to be different from each other in shape and size at many places depending on the following factors. Such as,

Race.

Exposure history.

Genetic suffering from a particular disease.

Some other factors that depends on the lentigo type.

Self care guidance:

It’s better to avoid the direct sunlight exposure during the period around the time 10AM to 3PM in order to prevent solar lentigines. It may also be good for you to wear the clothes that can protect you against this exposure such as hats gloves, long skirts and hats. The application of sunscreen may also be more advantageous for you.

When medical care is required:

Usually surgery in not needed, your physician can recommend you the perfect treatment after examining your age spots.

Particular treatment will be suggested by your provider:

Your physician may suggest if these solar lentigines are causing trouble or difficulty cosmetically

To freeze the certain area gently with the liquid of nitrogen.

Particular treatment just by using a bleach cream (hydroquinone) but many times it may not give you the excellent result or may not be successful.

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