Age Spots and Sun Damage Spots.

Age spots – also called liver spots and solar lentigines – are spots of UV damage to the skin from hyperactive pigments. We cannot see a lot of these sun damage spots till they surface, our Visia skin scan can help determine where these areas are for preventative treatments.

Age spots and sun damage reveal our age.
For active people, age spots and sun damage spots contribute to the appearance of aging skin, uneven skin tone and texture. Indirectly, exposure to the sun causes higher free radical activity which lowers cellular repair activity. Many over the counter products that claim to lighten and “diminish” these spots but are often costly and not very effective.
Preventing age spots.
You can minimize your chances of getting age spots, by combining light therapies to reduce their appearance along with light peels and supplement to surpress their reformation.
Avoid sun exposure during midday

Protecting our skin from the sun is the best way to prevent age spots. Try to stay away from the sun between the hours of 10am – 3pm, when the sun’s rays are most intense.

Wear sunglasses

Use sunglasses to help protect the skin around your eyes when you are under sun exposure.

Use sunscreen

Use high quality sunscreens, preferably with SPF ratings of at least 30 and contain both UVA and UVB protection. Apply sunscreen at least 30 minutes before exposure, and re-apply frequently, more often if swimming or perspiring.

Cover up

Wear protective clothing such as hats, long-sleeved shirts, long skirts, or pants to protect your skin from UV rays.

How do you treat age spots and sun damage?
Crystal Clear Solutions

Skin treatment therapies rich in Vitamin A and C, arbutin, carotene and liquorice increase fairness. Treatments such as microdermabrasion, low level light laser therapies are effective and proven to lighten age spots and sun damage spots.

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