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jackieo62
El Paso, TX

 
How do I remove age and sun spots on forearm and hands?




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drfrankagullo


Plastic surgeon
El Paso, TX
United States
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  Age spots on hands and forearms
October 12, 2009 11:44 AM

The most important step is to prevent new spots from forming by using a good sunblock. Removal options include Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), Fraxel, and fractionated CO2 lasers. (more)
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drourian


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Beverly Hills, CA
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  Hyperpigmentation treatments
May 18, 2009 6:12 PM

One of the most prominent signs of aging skin is hyperpigmentation (sun spots, age spots, uneven skin tone, etc.) There are many different options for treatment, including various types (more)
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