Anyone may develop sun damaged skin on parts of the body that have been exposed to the sun. Any skin type may have Sun Damage — it is not connected to complexion or darkness of skin tone.
Any skin type may develop sun-damaged skin on the areas most exposed to sun — face, chest, neck, hands, arms and legs. Long-term exposure to UVA and UVB sun rays result in sun-damaged skin. Sun spots, liver spots, freckles, dilated blood vessels, fine lines and wrinkles may all be signs of sun damage.
Our team can assess your skin for sun damage and, fortunately, we have many options for treating sun damaged skin, from topical therapies to laser treatments. What is important is to begin a doctor recommended skin care regimen that will both prevent and repair sun damaged skin.
Contact us to create a plan for your skin health, to reduce or remove the signs of sun damage and to prevent further problems. We recommend patients use various sun protective creams, which we offer at our office.