Age Spot Treatments


Age Spot Treatment

Age spots are almost always associated with sun damage. A lot of people underestimate how much sun exposure they have, but it is the cumulative effect of the sun over a great number of years that finally results in the characteristic appearance of sun damaged skin. The best age spots treatment for you will depend on the extent of the sun spots and the other associated signs of ageing that are also present.

Dr Darren McKeown offers ground-breaking Age Spot treatments in Glasgow.

Through the use of laser therapy and other cutting edge technology and techniques, you can get rid of liver spots or dark marks on your skin. Find out how the McKeown team can help fade your age spots and improve your overall skin tone — Book a consultation today.

Dr Darren McKeown

Dr. Darren McKeown

Medical Director


Our founder, Dr Darren McKeown, is renowned for his expertise and artistry with dermal fillers. As a peer-reviewed medical author, he is passionate about treatments that stand up to scientific scrutiny. Above all, Dr McKeown believes in a global approach; delivering flawless results – and rejuvenation that lasts.


Age Spot Treatments

What are Age Spots?

Age Spot Treatment

Age spots — also known as liver spots, sun spots, or solar lentigines — are patches of pigmentation that appear on the skin as we get older. Depending on your skin type, these can show as dark spots on darker skin tones or light brown spots of varying shapes and sizes.

While age spots don’t pose health threats, they can affect our confidence, especially if they are on the face. There are several treatment options that aim to reduce or remove age spots and promote even pigmentation for more radiant skin. Two of the most popular treatments use laser or fillers.

For an age spots removal treatment using the latest laser technology or award-winning dermal fillers, book your appointment with a leading aesthetic doctor in Scotland — Dr Darren McKeown.

What Causes
Age Spots?

While your natural melanin production and genetics can play a part, age spots are almost always associated with excessive sun exposure in the past. Many people underestimate the impact of UV radiation and the cumulative effect of the sun’s rays over many years, but this is what eventually results in the characteristic appearance of sun damaged skin.

Wearing a hat and using sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or higher can help prevent liver spots, but for existing sun damage, there are several ways to treat age spots.

The best age spots treatment for your skin type will depend on the extent of the sun spots and the other associated signs of ageing that are also present, such as fine lines & wrinkles.

Want to talk with an expert at our aesthetic clinic about which of our age spot removal treatment options is right for you? Book a consultation at McKeown Medical in Glasgow.

Age Spot Treatment

Removal of
Age Spots
using Laser & Fillers

Dr Darren McKeown offers the following non-surgical treatments for age spots:

BBL Treatment

Pulsed light therapy is one of the best ways to treat age spots and the BBL (BroadBand Light™) laser is currently one of the best devices on the market.

The BBL laser treatment has become a highly sought-after treatment for age spots and overall skin rejuvenation because it is quick, effective, and versatile. A BBL treatment harnesses the power of advanced light technology to effectively target and eliminate pigment irregularities and other types of sun damage on the face, hands, shoulders, and arms.

At McKeown Medical, the handheld Sciton BBL® HERO™️ device is used for our sun spots treatment. The device emits short pulses of high-energy broadband light that penetrates the skin’s surface and stimulates the production of collagen and regeneration of skin cells, which aids in getting rid of age spots.

One of the major advantages of BBL age spot treatments is that they deliver consistent results. The device’s settings can be adjusted to different wavelengths and uses motion tracking technology to allow for precise targeting of the pigmented cells while minimising damage to the surrounding healthy skin. A sun spot treatment using BBL is also relatively pain free because the device is designed with ComfortCool technology that keeps the skin cool and comfortable during the treatment.

Multiple BBL treatment sessions may be recommended to achieve optimal results. The number of treatments needed depends on several factors which we will discuss during your consultation.

Ready to experience the power of BBL laser treatments for age spots? Book an appointment at McKeown Medical to get rid of age spots using world-famous BBL skin revitalisation technology.

Age Spot Treatment
Age Spot Treatment

Injections of Facial Filler

Dermal filler injections are a good treatment to have alongside a liver spots removal if you want to treat other signs of ageing, such as fine lines and wrinkles, as well as solar lentigines.

Dermal fillers for the face work by plumping the skin below the wrinkle, reducing the depth of deeper wrinkles and folds. This is typically most effective in the lower part of the face, around the mouth area. Occasionally, fillers can be combined with injections in the upper face where the lines on the upper face are very deep.

The procedure involves injecting a facial filler into the targeted areas beneath the surface of the epidermis to add volume and create a smoother, more youthful appearance. We use HA (hyaluronic acid) fillers for this treatment. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in the body that keeps the skin hydrated, smooth and firm while also aiding in wound healing so the skin heals faster.


Book your Sun Spots Removal Treatment with a Leading Aesthetic Doctor in Scotland —
Dr Darren McKeown

When you book an age spot treatment at McKeown Medical, you’re choosing a cutting edge aesthetic clinic founded by one of the leading aesthetic doctors in Scotland, Dr Darren McKeown.

Alongside a team of highly trained and experienced aesthetic experts, Dr Darren McKeown uses the latest technology and techniques to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals.

Our liver spots treatment is just one of the aesthetic treatments we offer. Whether you’re wanting an age spots laser treatment to prevent liver spots or you want to lighten age spots, reduce lines and wrinkles, and add volume to your lips with dermal fillers, we can tailor a treatment plan to your needs.

Book an appointment at McKeown Medical for an age spots treatment using cutting technology and industry-leading expertise or book a consultation to discuss your personalised treatment plan.

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Age Spot Treatment