Introduction to Age Spots

Age spots are harmless, flat darkly coloured spots that commonly occur after the age of 40, although they can also appear on younger people. They are caused by a number of factors including hormones, excessive sun exposure,  and genetics. They are found most commonly on the face, hands and chest.

Science: Age spots are the result of an excess production of melanin (the substance that gives skin it’s colour). It is thought that in aging skin the melanocytes die and cannot be removed by the body. This caused the to accumulate and aggregate into brown/black spots in the upper layers of the skin.

“Age spots have been shown to give more of an ageing appearance than lines or wrinkles or saggy facial skin.”

Age Spots
Terms commonly used to describe Age Spots
  • Freckles
  • Brown Spots
  • Liver Spots
  • Solar Lentigos
Our Age Spots Treatments

Our age spot treatments are carried out using carefully selected, proven products. We use specialist products that only doctors can prescribe or administer. We know how to treat your skin and help you acheive the flawless skin you have always wanted. A multi-combination approach is often used in the treatment of age spots, but this depends on your skin and your consultation.

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Microdermabrasion: This mechanical exfoliation technique helps to remove dead skin cells from the upper layers of the skin, preventing the blockage of pores and allowing the skin to breathe without obstruction. We use a diamond tip to gently remove the outermost skin layers leaving behind fresh, healthy skin. This process stimulates the formation of new skin cells and collagen production. MDA can also give you a deep skin by suctioning clogged pores and removing dead skin cells which can lead to dull and lifeless skin, acne, ingrown hairs, mottled pigmentation and poor skin health. This treatment can be combined with a skin peel for brilliant results and a range of added benefits. To find out more please contact us.

Chemical/Skin Peels: This is a chemical exfoliation technique which helps to remove dead skin cells. Specific types of chemical peels also have anti-inflammatory properties which can reduce the inflammation and appearance of pigmentation and uneven skin tones. Having a microdermabrasion treatment added to a skin peel can achieve fantastic results as it will remove all of the dead skin that it created as a result of the skin peel. Here at Dermanoir we have one of the widest range of skin peels available to suit every skin type. We also have a range of combination peels if your skin has a number of issues which need to be targeted.

Prescription Products: Following a free no obligation consultation with a skincare expert we can provide private prescription for a number of clinically proven treatments and products. We can also provide you with the correct aftercare products following a treatment. Some of these products cannot be found at your high street retailers and can only be prescribed and administered by our experts and doctors as they are highly specialised and know which of thee medical grade products will work on your skin.

Cosmecueticals: These are skincare ranges which have been proven popular with the treatment of age spots. We use Neostrata and Zein Obagi products as they have powerful potent formulations with high quality active ingredients specifically targeted at reducing the appearance and preventing the formation of age spots and pigmentation. Our experts have personally used these products which is why we know they can make a difference to your skin.

Neostrata: A daily skincare regimen designed to brighten skin, illuminate and help to control pigment for bright even skin tone. With patented NeoGlucosomine, Retinol, stabilised Vitamin C, peptides and proven botanical brighteners and alpine plant extracts. A simple to use, clinically proven daily regimen targeting all 6 natural pigment control systems, enhancing cell turnover to exfoliate existing pigmented spots, as well as inhibiting tyrosinase, the key enzyme in the production of melanin. Contains SabiWhite, the active component of turmeric and a proven depigmenting agent. These specially formulated prescription products penetrates below the surface of your skin to transform skin cell functions at the cellular level and correct the damage within. It exfoliates old skin leaving healthy, new skin that looks and acts younger and healthier.

ZO (Zein Obagi) Skin Health: Products and programs available for you to purchase directly from us to reduce age spots and provide your skin with a number of other benefits. For ZO Skin Health products and regimes specifically designed to combat age spots please contact us.

ZO (Zein Obagi) Medical: Prescription strength formulations and programs available for you to purchase following consultation with a fully qualified physician. For ZO Medical products and regimes specially designed to combat age spots, please contact us.