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Look Younger with Removal of Age Spots

Flat tan, brown, or black marks are common in individuals over age 50, although they can affect younger complexions, too. Dr. Amanda Lloyd, founder of Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA, provides effective laser treatment for age spots.
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Understanding Age Spots

Age spots, sometimes called liver spots, are solar lentigines. The upper layer of skin contains melanin, pigment that give it color. Years of exposure to sunlight, or commercial tanning, causes melanin to clump into concentrated areas. Age spots are most often seen on people with naturally light complexions on:

  • Backs of the hands
  • Tops of the feet
  • Shoulders and upper back
  • Face
Age spots can be as small as freckles, or much larger and grouped together. True age spots are medically harmless. However, they are quite noticeable. In addition, the most serious form of skin cancer, melanoma, may be mistaken for an age spot. For flawless skin and peace of mind, it is best to have your age spots checked by Dr. Amanda Lloyd, a Board-Certified Dermatologist.

Gone at the Speed of Light

Dr. Lloyd uses precise laser (focused light energy) therapy to destroy the melanin, without harming the surface of the skin. Usually, just a few treatment sessions are needed to effectively fade age spots. The procedure is painless, and there is no downtime.

Dr. Lloyd talks with you about the importance of daily sun protection to avoid future age spots, and to keep your skin healthy and young-looking. She can recommend high quality, non-irritating sunscreen, and other antiaging products.

Skin & Vein Institute offers the full range of medical dermatologic services, as well as cosmetic treatments for patients throughout North County San Diego. Dr. Amanda Lloyd has a full suite of current generation laser equipment, to effectively treat age spots and other skin conditions. New patients can call (760) 642-6674 to schedule appointments while current patients can call (760) 452-2080.

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Meet Dr. Amanda Lloyd


Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.

Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.

She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.

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