Dr. David Morrow of Rancho Mirage and Beverly Hills - The Sun and Your Skin

Posted September 21, 2016 by drdavidmorrowrancho

Dr. David Morrow of Rancho Mirage and Beverly Hills explains what sun and UV light exposure does to damage skin and how to prevent and reverse that damage.

Dr. David Morrow of Rancho Mirage and Beverly Hills, California, is a skin and facial rejuvenation expert who is a diplomate of both the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Dermatology.

There are a lot of factors that have an influence on how your skin looks and feels. Your overall health, what you eat, how much water you drink, whether you smoke or are exposed to second hand smoke and how much alcohol you drink. However, the single most important factor effecting the way your skin looks and feels is how much sun and UV (ultra violet) light exposure you have experienced since childhood.

There are two types of ultraviolet light that affect the skin. They are Ultraviolet A rays (UVA) and Ultraviolet B rays (UVB).

The first type, UVA, has a wavelength between three hundred fifteen and four hundred nanometers. These UVA rays are present from the time the sun appears in the sky until the sun sets and effect the deeper layers of skin. UVA light is also used in tanning booths which is why tanning booths are so dangerous. UVA radiation weakens the elastic fibers of the skin, which results in skin wrinkling and sagging. Worse yet, these UVA rays are associated with melanoma, the worst, most deadly type of skin cancer.

UVB rays have a wavelength between two hundred eighty and three hundred fifteen nanometers. They affect the top layer of the skin, altering or destroying the production of melatonin. These are the sun burning rays and are strongest between the daylight hours of 10 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon.

Fortunately, damage to the skin by UVA and UVB can be avoided. First, use a broad spectrum sunscreen that protects against UVA and UVB every day. That means every day, even when you are just driving in the car because the UVA rays can penetrate your car windows. Also, whenever possible wear hats, sunglasses and long sleeves to protect your skin, especially the skin of your face.

The tricky thing about sun exposure and the skin is that unless one has red hair or very fair skin, the damage done to the skin by UV light does not start to appear until age 30+. That is when spots, botches and wrinkles on the face start to appear. So early skin protection is very important.

For those who are already experiencing the signs of sun damage, there is good news. Sun damage can be reverse starting today! Just by using sun screen every day, the skin begins to heal itself and the sun damage can be reversed. Also, over the counter products such as topical vitamin C, glycolic acid and retinol can help reverse skin damage. For more effective skin rejuvenation at home, dermatologists prescribe tretinoin or RetinA®. Aesthetician treatments can also help reverse skin damage.

For those who want to turn back the clock by 10 to 20 years and enjoy significantly younger looking skin that is virtually wrinkle, spot and splotch free, Dr David Morrow Rancho Mirage recommends his Designed Skin Peel®. This procedure, performed in the office significantly reverses sun damage, leaving the skin looking naturally beautiful and more youthful.

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