Sun damage may be permanent, yet the skin can be rejuvenated with professional skin treatments and careful avoidance of additional sun exposure. Sun damage means you are at risk for skin cancer.
Treatments for sun damageCommon sun damage treatment recommendations are for resurfacing treatments:
- laser resurfacing (both minimally invasive and invasive)
Preventing sun damageMedical experts believe that the best way to prevent sun damage is to wear a UVA/UVB sunblock with an SPF of 30 every day, regardless if it's cloudy outside.
UVB are the sun’s burning rays, which are strongest in the summer months. During these months it is advisable to wear a high number SPF since SPF is protection against UVB rays.
UVA on the other hand doesn’t change with the seasons and it remains constant year round. That is why daily UVA/UVB protection is essential for preventing sun damage.
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