I have a dark old age spot in my legs. Help. What must I use for my legs? (Photo)

Doctor Answers 4

Age spots

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Their are multiple things you can do to help with Age Spots, products such as Hydroquinone are a great starter. If you are looking for a little more aggressive approach I would recommend a Pico Laser. Those together are a dominate duo to help reduce your age spots. 

South Bend Plastic Surgeon
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Dark discoloration on your legs

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I would use Melarase AM and Melarase PM specifically to help improve the color and tone on your legs. 


Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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You can use a product that contains 4% hydroquinone.  I have had a great deal of success with the Obagi line of products.  

Paul B. Johnson, MD
Philadelphia Oculoplastic Surgeon

Q-switch laser

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Due to your dark skin , be careful of using laser or IPL to treat hyperpigmentation, as it can get worse.   We use a Q-Switch laser, Spectra, the same one that can remove tattoos, in our clinic, especially for darker sin such as Asian, Middle Eastern, and African Amercians. 

Erik Suh, MD
Bellevue Family Physician

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