People can develop brown spots while living in Orange County and any sunny location. They frequently appear on the hands, chest, and face, since these areas experience the most sun exposure. Also known as age spots, liver spots, or sun spots, these brown marks on our skin are due to overproduction of melanin, which is triggered by prolonged sun exposure.
Prevention measures include using a UVA and UVB broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher, wearing sun-protective clothing, and sun avoidance. You may also want to see a dermatologist for a prescription bleaching cream.
If you want faster results, Patient Preferred Dermatology offers several options:
* individual results may vary