Age is something we can’t avoid. Age spots, however, are something we can control.

The best way to control the appearance of age spots is to prevent them. To do that, use sunscreen every day and limit the amount time you spend in the sun.

Age spots have a smooth texture and can be gray, brown or black in color. They can vary in size and are most often found on the face, arms, shoulders and hands – areas that see a lot of sun exposure.

While they’re usually harmless, you probably don’t like the way they look. So, we offer several treatment options, including:

And we’ll help you choose the right one for your skin.

If you notice a change in pigment or appearance, such as in irregular border, raised texture or unusual color, call (614) 898-7546 to schedule an appointment immediately. These changes could indicate melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.