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First of all, sunscreen can only prevent further progression of your age spots but will not lighten your age spots. I would still urge you to use a high spf sunscreen of at least 50. Secondly, you need to know that laser is not a magic wand which can erase all spots. Combination ...
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Thank you for your question. When patients attend for mole removal, we will always examine the moles first to ensure these are harmless and suitable for cosmetic removal. Mole removal can be achieved either by laser or by surgery, and there are pros and cons to each. Laser remo...
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