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Sun Damage

Treating Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin

What is photoaging?

Too much sun exposure early in life can make you look older. This premature wrinkling and skin damage from sun exposure is called photoaging. Photoaging is not like natural aging, it causes:

  • Coarse, dry skin

  • Freckling and skin discoloration

  • Leathery skin

  • Deep wrinkles

No one can avoid the natural process of aging, as the skin thins and lines and wrinkles appear. Moles, scars, and birthmarks also tend to change as we age. In addition, sun damage over the course of a lifetime worsens the aging skin.

Treatment

There are many anti-aging creams on the market. But sometimes advanced signs of aging and sun damage require more invasive dermatology procedures, such as:

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