Darkened Skin

Darkened skin, also called hyperpigmentation, is the appearance of dark patches or spots on the skin.  Darkened skin can happen to any race or skin type.  The most common darkened skin is “age spots” which are typically caused by sun damage.  Sometimes, the darkened skin is the result of hormonal changes, such as pregnancy, or menopause.  Most cases of darkened …

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Liver Spots are harmless

Also known as age spots, liver spots are flat spots that form on your skin later in life.  They are usually gray, brown or black and can vary in size.  Over time, UV exposure damages the pigment-producing cells in the skin and some of them tend to produce more pigment as a result.  Liver spots typically appear on the face, …

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