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Skin Moles and Age Spots

Updated on April 11, 2011

Do you have some skin moles?

kin moles are dark spots that appear on different parts of the body, they are medically known as pigmented naevi. They might remain flat or change overtime. They might raise, become darker or lighter or disappear. Sometimes skin moles grow a hair or more.

Are skin moles dangerous?

Skin moles are charming and adds beauty to some women if they're in the right place, but sometimes they cause serious health problems.

Can skin moles be treated or removed?

Yes, Skin moles can be removed once and for all by ruby laser.

Moles are formed when the skin's natural pigment (melanin) coagulates. The Ruby laser can remove moles.

A short pulse of intense red light is emitted by the ruby laser is selectively absorbed by the spot. Pigmented lesions are all made of an over abundance of melanosomes in the skin. The ruby laser energy causes the melanosomes into smaller pigment particles that are removed by body's immune system.

What are age spots?

Age spots are patches appear on skin of some people when they get old. These patches are darker than skin colour. Skin spots might appear on face, neck, shoulder or hands and arms. Age spots don't cause any pain, but some people have concerns on how they look.

Actually, we can live peacefully with these spots, but it's better to avoid things that increase their appearance.

What Causes "Age spots"?

They're related to abnormal skin heridity factors or by being exposed to sunlight for long times.

Can they be treated?

Age spots need no treatment at all, but they can be reduced by changing life style and eating special foods and avoiding other foods.

Some tips for reducing appearance of age spots

- Avoid exposing your face to sunlight by wearnig "Cowboy-type hat" :)

- Eat healthy diet that is high in raw fruit and vegetables.

- Limit drinking fizzy drinks and replace by fresh juice or plain water.

- Avoid fried food.

- Eat more fish and reduce eating red meat.

- Avoid smoking.

- Don't poke or scratch spots.

- Don't apply irritating substances to your skin.


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    • tHErEDpILL profile image

      Alem Belton 6 years ago from New York

      Great facts given in this hub I only have one question, if that is your picture in your profile I would like to know, how do you keep your skin so clear?

    • kafsoa profile image

      kafsoa 7 years ago

      Yes you're right, and we must select the right life style to avoid seeing a lot of them;)

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      Luxmih Eve-Lyn Forbes 7 years ago from Fort Pierce, Florida

      What a perfect topic for this baby boomer, who notices these new additions to her body. A lovely read. Thanks!


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