Age Spots-cited resources

Are Age Spots and Liver Spots the Same?

 

Board, A.D.A.M.. "Liver Spots." PubMed Health. N.p., 20 Nov. 2012. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002126>.

"Liver spot definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms." Medterms. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=24467>.

"Liver spots: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001141.htm>.

"Liver spots: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001141.htm>.

Schwartz, MD, MPH, Robert A. "Lentigo." Medscape. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1068503-overview#showall>.

"Senile lentigo definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms." Medterms. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=24468>. 


 

Are Age Spots Cancerous? 

"Liver spots and aging hands information." ASDS - American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Oct. 2011.

"Age spots (liver spots): Causes - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Oct. 2011.   

 


 

Are Age Spots Hereditary?

"ASDS" American Society for Dermatologic Surgery." Age Spots. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.asds.net/Age-Spots/>.

Board, A.D.A.M.. "Liver spots." U.S. National Library of Medicine. N.p., 20 Nov. 2012. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002126>.

Staff, Mayo. "Age spots (liver spots)." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 24 Feb. 2011. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/age-spots/DS00912>. 



Can Age Spots Be Removed?

"Chemical Peels Information." ASDS - American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 June 2010. <www.kellogg.umich.edu/cosmetic/laser-resurfacing.html>

 

 


 

Does a Chemical Peel Work to Remove Age Spots?

"Definition of Chemical Peel - NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms." National Cancer Institute - Comprehensive Cancer Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010.<http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary/?CdrID=642125> .

"Is a Chemical Peel Right for You?." American Academy of Dermatology. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. <http://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/a---d/chemical-peel/is-it-right-for-you>  

"UTMB Cosmetic Surgery - Chemical Peels." Welcome to The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010.<http://www.utmb.edu/dermatology/patient_info/common_diagnoses/Chemical_Peels.asp> .

"Chemical Peels." ROHAN Academic Computing WWW Server. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. <http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~dsciglim/students/business/BS102/chemical_peels.htm> . 

"Facial Chemical Peels." Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, Texas. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.bcm.edu/oto/grand/11_10_05.htm . 

"TCA Chemical Peel - Williams Center For Excellence." Albany NY Plastic Surgery | Saratoga Cosmetic | Schenectady Rhinoplasty. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. <http://www.williamsfacialsurgery.com/procedures/facial_rejuvenation/tca_chemical_peel/services10.php>  

" Dr's. Zwiren and Nakano, Prima Center For Plastic Surgery - Providing Plastic Surgery in North Atlanta." Atlanta Plastic Surgeons | Atlanta GA Cosmetic Surgery. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. <https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001141.htm>  

Liver spots and aging hands information . (n.d.). American Society for Dermotological Surgery. Retrieved October 9, 2009, from <www.asds.net/GeneralDermasurgeryInformation.aspx>

 



Does Lemon Juice Remove Age Spots?

"ADVANCED DERMATOLOGY." Doctors in the News Advanced Dermatology. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.advanceddermatologypc.com/news/?p=138>.

Fujiwara. "Effect of Simultaneous Administration of Vitamin C, L-cysteine and Vitamin E on the Melanogenesis  Read more: http://www.sophisticatededge.com/index.php?id=9304#ixzz2thEDsgkl." Biofactors 21.1 (2004): 415-418. Print.

"How pH Affects the Skin." FutureDerm -. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.futurederm.com/2012/04/25/how-ph-affects-the-skin/>. 

 


 

Does Vinegar Work for Age Spots?

"Apple Cider Vinegar Uses, Benefits, Claims." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.webmd.com/diet/apple-cider-vinegar>.

 

"Medical Dictionary." age spots. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://dictionary.webmd.com/terms/age-spots>.

 


 

 

How Do Age Spots Develop?

"Aging changes in skin: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/004014.htm>.

"Causes of Aging Skin." Causes of Aging Skin. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.skincarephysicians.com/agingskinnet/basicfacts.html>.

"For Consumers." Indoor Tanning: The Risks of Ultraviolet Rays. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Feb. 2014. <http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm186687.htm>.

 

The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "melanocyte (biology)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/373742/melanocyte>.


 

 

How to Fade Age Spots on the Hands and Face

American Academy of Dermatology
Cosmeceuticals
http://www.aad.org/media-resources/stats-and-facts/cosmetic-treatments/cosmeceuticals#.UX_8obWsiSo

 

Journal of Contact Dermatitis; Nakagawa M
Contact allergy to kojic acid in skin care products
1995; Volume: 32; No: 1; Pages: 9-13

New Zealand Dermatological Society Inc.
Hydroquinone
http://dermnetnz.org/treatments/hydroquinone.html

University of South Florida-Dermatology
Some Skin Lightening Creams Conceal Dark Side
http://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/health/medicine/dermatology/?p=113

WebMD
Understanding Skin Care Products
http://www.webmd.com/beauty/face/skin-care-products

Journal of Pigment Cell Research; Yokota T
The inhibitory effect of glabridin from licorice extracts on melanogenesis and inflammation
1998; Volume: 11; No: 6; Pages: 355-361

 

 

 

 

How to Prevent Age Spots

"Ultraviolet Index:What You Need to Know ." (n.d.). American Academy of Dermatology. Retrieved October 9, 2009, from www.aad.org/public/publications/pamphlets/sun_ultraviolet.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank”  

"General dermatologic surgery information." (n.d.). American Society for Dermatological Surgery. Retrieved October 9, 2009, from www.skincarephysicians.com/skincancernet/four_types.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank”   

 

 

Vinegar for Age Spots and Other Natural Remedies

Freeman, Sally. Ageless Natural Beauty  . New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 20022000. Print.

Mindell, Earl. Dr. Earl Mindell's Amazing Apple Cider Vinegar  . Chicago: Contemporary Books, 2002. Print.

Moosbrugger, Patty. Lemon magic:  200 Beauty and Household Uses for Lemons and Lemon Juice. new york: Three Rivers Press, 1999. Print.

Scala, James. 25 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure  . Chicago: Keats Pub., 2002. Print.

Yost, Debora. The Complete Guide to Natural Cures: Effective Holistic Treatments for Everything from Allergies to Wrinkles. New York, N.Y.: Harper, 2009. Print.

 

 

What Are the Side Effects of Hydroquinone When Used on Age Spots?

"Hydroquinone Topical Medical Facts from Drugs.com." Drugs.com | Prescription Drugs - Information, Interactions & Side Effects. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/hydroquinone-topical.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank” .

"Hydroquinone Topical." Healthwise. University of California-San Diego, n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. <myhealth.ucsd.edu/library/healthguide/en-us/drugguide/topic.asp?hwid=d01319a1> .

"Hydroquinone/Vitamin A Facts and Comparisons at Drugs.com." Drugs.com | Prescription Drugs - Information, Interactions & Side Effects. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.drugs.com/cdi/hydroquinone-vitamin-a.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank” .    

"Mature Skin." American Academy of Dermatology. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 June 2010. http://www.aad.org/public/publications/pamphlets/sun_mature.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank” .

 

 

What Causes Age Spots?

"Mature Skin." American Academy of Dermatology. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 June 2010. http://www.aad.org/public/publications/pamphlets/sun_mature.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank” .

"A Closer Look at Teens and Skin." Dermatology Insights Fall 2001: n. pag. American Academy of Dermatology. Web. 10 June 2010.

"Aging Changes in Skin: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 June 2010. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/004014.htm .

"Age Page: Skin Care and Aging." National Institute on Aging. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 June 2010. http://www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation/Publications/skin.htm .

 

 

What Do Age Spots Look Like?

"Age spots (liver spots) - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic medical information and tools for healthy living - MayoClinic.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/age-spots/DS00912

"Liver spots: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001141.htm

"Melanoma: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000850.htm

"Seborrheic Keratosis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." National Library of Medicine - National Institutes of Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000884.htm

"What You Need To Know About™ Moles - National Cancer Institute." National Cancer Institute - Comprehensive Cancer Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/moles-and-dysplastic-nevi/allpages

 

 

What Vitamins Work to Remove Age Spots?

 "Vitamin A (retinol): Evidence - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic medical information and tools for healthy living - MayoClinic.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vitamin-a/NS_patient-vitamina/DSECTION=evidence .

"Skin Wrinkles and Blemishes - Treatment." University of Maryland Medical Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. <http://www.umm.edu/patiented/articles/what_professional_resurfacing_procedures  

"Study Finds Cream Clears Age Spots - NYTimes.com." The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/1992/02/06/us/study-finds-cream-clears-age-spots.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank” .

" Retin-A and Renova | Prescription Drug Information, Side Effects | PDRHealth." PDRHealth | Prescription Drug Information and Health Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 June 2010. http://www.pdrhealth.com/drugs/rx/rx-mono.aspx?contentFileName=Ret1374.html” rel=“nofollow” target=“blank”&contentName=Retin-A+and+Renova& .

 

 

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