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What is the best thing to use on age spots Thank You

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What is the best thing to use on age spots?
Thank You
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Skinner replied 3 years ago.
The best topical treatment would include a sunblock cream with SPF 50 + by day twice daily and a combination of Tretinoin cream, 2% hydroquinone cream and 1% hydrocortisone cream at night for few months.These are prescription drugs.Thanks.Queries welcome.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Is there anything otc that would be of any real help. I also have "scars" they are not raised but resemble age spots in reverse which is white. Would a similar product help with these?
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Expert:  Dr. Skinner replied 3 years ago.
The OTC option is only a sunblock cream.Thanks.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes Sir, I understand about the sunblock. I have seen products advertised to help remove age spots and was wondering if any of them were worth trying. Can you recommend anything for the white "spots"?
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Expert:  Dr. Skinner replied 3 years ago.
Several bleaching creams are available, but it is better you use them under supervision of your doctor.Vitix gel can be applied thrice daily for your white spots.Thanks again.

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