Age spots are dark colored brown spots or patches on skin. These spots usually affect people who are more than forty years old. The spots form on mainly face and also back or reverse area of your hands. These patches are also called liver spots. The main cause of formation of these spots is sun exposure. Avoiding sun exposure is the best way of preventing these spots. Young people who don’t use sunscreen can get these spots. The condition doesn’t cause any pain. Age spots are a beauty problem in which the skin looks ugly. It is possible to treat the spots. Following are some tips on how to treat and prevent age spots.