Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Lentigo Risk Factors

Risk factors for age spots include:

  • Family history for age spots
  • Age over 40
  • Consistent sun exposure
  • Fair skin

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2007 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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