Age spots are flat brown-black spots that usually occur in sun-exposed areas on the body.Age spots are sometimes called brown spots or liver spots. They are completely unrelated to the liver or liver function. Liver spots, et al. are changes in the skin color associated with older skin. The increased pigmentation of age spots is brought on by aging, exposure to sun or to other forms of ultraviolet lights.
The use of chemical peels to treat the aging face has been well established in the beauty industry, it is great for sun and age spot removal. In addition to improving the texture of the skin and reducing hyperpigmentation, peels are also useful in the treatment of acne, rosacea (skin redness), and melasma (dark, irregular patches on the skin).