We hope everyone steered clear of excessive sun exposure this summer, and you continue to do so even as the weather gets chillier.
If you weren’t so diligent with sun protection, check out your face in the mirror now. Do you see the telltale signs of sun damage? Some include:
visible veins, especially on the cheeks and nose
dryness and roughness (overall and/or in patches)
spots of concentrated pigment (melanin) aka sunspots, age spots and liver spots
On top of this, do you notice that your skin looks more lax and wrinkles are more prominent? The sun is a major enemy to collagen, and a lot of time in the sun will expedite the disintegration of collagen, bringing on the development of wrinkles and laxity faster. Check out your
Thinner and/or more vertical lines on your lips
If they look worse than before, you can probably blame the sun (although you may want to look at your lifestyle habits as well, such as whether you smoke, are stressed out normally and etc.)
To treat these problems, call us to find out about Toronto skin resurfacing with Fraxel, a revolutionary new technology that is designed for the signs of photo damage and aging.