Age spots on the face are usually gray, brown and black in color. Although doctors often cannot predict the cause of age spots, they think they are related to melanin or pigment production. Age spots usually occur in individuals over the age of 40 and those exposed to the sun. Age spots can be treated with creams and medicines used under doctor's supervision, medical procedures and creams that are prepared at home or bought from the pharmacy.
What is Dermatology?
It is dermatology that closely examines various skin diseases, nail disorders or problems such as eczema, and determines the diagnosis and method. Dermatologist is a medical practitioner who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin diseases and skin cancers. These experts make the diagnosis easily and suggest an appropriate solution to the patient. In addition, many skin diseases can be transmitted sexually. These are usually treated by dermatologists. Fungal diseases, psoriasis, acne, venereal diseases such as puberty acne, eczema, syphilis, gonorrhea, treatment of all sexually transmitted skin diseases, skin cancers (diagnosis and treatment of melanoma), birthmarks, hair loss, drug allergies, hives (urticaria) treatment and investigation of its causes, sun allergy and its treatment, treatment of oral diseases, aphthae, tongue fungus and other diseases, genetically inherited skin diseases, warts, moles and molluscum, fungal diseases of the nail, nail thickening, diagnosis and treatment of ingrown nails and other nail diseases, oily skin, dandruff are performed in dermatology departments.