chloasma

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chloasma

[klō′az·mə]
(medicine)
Patchy tan, brown, and black hyperpigmentation, especially on the brow and cheek; of unknown cause, but may be due to the action of sunshine upon perfume or to endocrinopathy.
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Q What are liver spots, and should I be concerned about them?
That's good news for the industry as well as that 85-year-old caller and his liver spots. Now, if only somebody could figure out how to clear up the problems in the Mets' bullpen.
SHE'S A: nubile twentysomething from the Deep South who is apparently turned on by liver spots. HEAT INDEX: 0 degrees.
I'm sick of everyone saying I married my husband for his money - it just so happens that I get turned on by liver spots.
A network once unafraid of showing its liver spots is now a must-listen hot-spot for the Acne Generation, lads and ladettes offering live, near-the-knuckle chuckles.
Over the next three years, he developed a sales force and launched three products: Vusion, a diaper rash cream; Solage, a treatment for solar lentigines or liver spots; and Xolegel, a treatment for seborrheic dermatitis or recurring skin rash.
Other examples of conditions about which structure/function claims can be made include wrinkles, other signs of aging on the skin (e.g., liver spots, spider veins), and hair loss associated with aging.
Scar Guard also offers Scarguard Lightener Gel, which can be used to lighten scars that have darkened as well as treat other discolorations such as age spots, liver spots, freckles and dark circles under the eyes, according to the company.
In my mind, a man who can still hunt chukars high on the Snake River breaks has assured himself of many autumns to come--miss a year and he's flirting with hairy ears and liver spots. I can't take chances with that sort of stuff.
Greenebaum's film is unafraid to show age and deterioration in ways you rarely see in American movies; it lingers lovingly on wrinkles, gray hairs, liver spots and gnarled, arthritic hands, finding a strange kind of beauty therein.
The cumulative effects of exposure to the damaging effects of the sun or the ultraviolet (UV) light in tanning salons include (along with your tan) wrinkling, sagging, liver spots, and, vanity aside, skin cancer.
She looks down at the liver spots on her age-gnarled hands and remembers them when she was a girl.