A Sign of Aging
Brown Spots are one of the five main signs of aging from the sun. Most of the aging skin I see is caused not by the passage of time and chronological aging, but from the sun. The brown spots you see appearing on your face, this is not a function of age, but of sun exposure.
Sun is THE Cause
To show this, simply look at an inner thigh. No brown spotting. The five signs of skin aging caused by the sun are brown spots, wrinkles, enlarged pores, sagging skin and spider veins. Brown spots, also called sun spots or age spots, can be readily treated with lasers. Typically patients see a major reduction in the spotting on the skin.