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Solar lentigines

Solar lentigines ("liver spots," "sun spots," or "age spots") range in color from tan to dark brown. They are spots that appear on sun-exposed skin, such as the backs of the hands, the forearms, and the face.

Solar lentigines are not a type of skin cancer, do not progress to become skin cancer, and do not require any treatment.

There are treatments to remove or reduce solar lentigines, if desired.

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Solar lentigines

Solar lentigines ("liver spots," "sun spots," or "age spots") range in color from tan to dark brown. They are spots that appear on sun-exposed skin, such as the backs of the hands, the forearms, and the face.

Solar lentigines are not a type of skin cancer, do not progress to become skin cancer, and do not require any treatment.

There are treatments to remove or reduce solar lentigines, if desired.

This information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise, Incorporated, disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Your use of this information means that you agree to the Terms of Use. Learn how we develop our content.