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Sun Damage

Serving patients in Ohio and Michigan including Toledo, Sylvania, Oregon, Detroit, Taylor, and Troy.

Sun damage, or photo damage, is an ever-growing skin condition that is caused by exposure to the sun. Sun damage is the leading cause of skin aging and results in wrinkles, fine lines, and brown spots. With too much exposure, your skin begins to appear leathery and loses its natural texture, tone, and glow.

What Are the Signs of Sun Damage?

Sun damage causes several changes in your skin. The first, and most common sign, is a sunburn. A sunburn is actually an injury to your skin caused by sun damage. Another common sign of sun damage is dry skin. Sun exposure robs your skin of moisture and oils, leaving it dry, flaky, and prematurely wrinkled. Over time, your skin loses the underlying structure of collagen. Collagen is a protein-based lattice-work that provides support to your skin. As your collagen is destroyed by sun damage, this foundation weakens and disappears, leaving your skin sagging and wrinkled. Actinic keratosis is a precursor to skin cancer that is caused by photo damage. This condition appears as pink, red, yellow, or brownish patches on your skin and needs to be medically treated.

How Can Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center Help with Sun Damage?

The physicians at Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center are highly trained in treating the most common types of skin conditions, including sun damage. During your consultation appointment, your physician examines your skin to determine if you have photo damage and the extent and type of the damage. After the diagnosis, the physician develops an individualized treatment plan, including the type and number of treatments. Your physician may recommend at-home or in-office treatments.

What Is the Cost of Sun Damage Treatment in Ohio and Michigan?

The price of sun damage treatment varies for each person depending on the extent of treatment necessary. Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery accepts CareCredit™, Surgery Loans, and Healthcare Financing Direct as plastic surgery financing options.

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Dr. Manish Raj Gupta

At the Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center, Dr. Raj K. Gupta & Dr. Manish Raj Gupta offer plastic and reconstructive surgery and non-invasive advanced skin care to patients across Ohio and Michigan including Toledo, Sylvania, Oregon, Detroit, Taylor, and Troy. Contact the Artisan Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center office today to schedule your sun damage treatment consultation!

Written by Artisan Cosmetic Surgery January 18, 2014