Sun Damage

Staying active and getting enough sun is really important for healthy living. However, the more time you spend outside, the more likely you are to incur sun damage. The appearance of age spots, sunburn, and similar concerns are all a result of excessive exposure to the sun. While putting on sunscreen can certainly protect your skin, most of us find it hard to keep track of this. If you are struggling with hyperpigmentation due to the sun, we can provide you with non-invasive solutions. Get in touch and discover the best care on this side of West Columbia.

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How Does Sun Damage Occur?

Sun damage happens when our skin becomes exposed to harmful UV rays. These rays come in UVA and UVB categories. UVA rays have long wavelengths and penetrate deep into your skin’s thickest layer. Prolonged exposure to these rays without sunscreen can lead to advanced aging and the appearance of hyperpigmentation. UVB rays are shorter in length, but can still cause a significant amount of damage. These rays burn the top layers of your skin and play a big role in the development of more complicated issues like skin cancer.

What Are the Signs of Hyperpigmentation?

The hallmark signs of having sun-damaged skin include the appearance of brown spots, more pronounced wrinkles, and a rough skin texture. In most cases, exposure to the sun doesn’t cause significant health risks, but these skin concerns can make us feel quite self-conscious. If you are unhappy with the look and feel of your skin, there is help available. At Comprehensive Family Medicine & Aesthetics, we offer effective hyperpigmentation treatment options.

How Do We Address Sun Damage?

Here at Comprehensive Family Medicine & Aesthetics, we offer personalized treatments to those struggling with hyperpigmentation concerns. If you’re experiencing extensive skin damage, we can provide you with a rejuvenation solution.

As a medical professional with over 18 years of experience, Dr. Kate Gordon can deliver the services you need while minimizing discomfort and maximizing results. Our options include:

Sun Damage Treatments in West Columbia, SC

Improve the appearance of your skin today with our sun damage treatment options. If you’re ready, we welcome you to reach out and request your consultation. We accommodate same-day appointments, as well as 24/7 access via phone, email, or text. To get started, simply fill out the form below or give us a call at (803) 814-2288.