Joel Schlessinger MD - FAQ Sun Damage

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Joel Schlessinger MD discusses frequently asked questions about sun damage and how to prevent it. Learn more from Joel Schlessinger MD on his blog: …

Joel Schlessinger MD discusses frequently asked questions about sun damage and how to prevent it. Learn more from Joel Schlessinger MD on his blog: http://drjoelschlessinger.com/joel-schlessinger-md-answers-frequently-asked-questions-about-sun-damage/

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  • 1. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SUN DAMAGE Joel Schlessinger, MD Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 2. What is sun damage? There is no such thing as a “safe” tan. Sunburned skin is not the only sign of sun damage. Any change in the color of your skin or freckles is the result of damage to the top layer of skin. This includes suntans and dark spots. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 3. What is sun damage? (cont.) Sun damage can also appear in the form of fine lines and wrinkles. Over time, UV exposure breaks down elastin in the skin, giving the complexion a saggy and aged appearance. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 4. What can I do to prevent sun damage? The best way to prevent sun damage is to avoid direct sun exposure. Apply sunscreen to exposed skin every day and reapply every two hours if you are swimming or sweating. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 5. What can I do to prevent sun damage? (cont.) Try to stay away from outside activities between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. when the sun is directly overhead. Wearing a hat and clothing with an SPF can also help prevent sun damage. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 6. Can sun damage turn into skin cancer? Most skin cancer is caused by too much UV exposure. In the early stages, it usually resembles a freckle or a mole that can sometimes change in size, shape or color. Regular visits to your dermatologist will improve your chances of catching skin cancer in its early stages when it’s easily treatable. Both of these moles pictured are melanoma. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 7. Mole removal Joel Schlessinger, MD is an expert in skin cancer evaluation. As a boardcertified dermatologist, he is skilled at assessing dangerous moles and removing them if necessary, and always with attention to the final outcome and scar. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 8. How can I treat and prevent sun damage? LovelySkin.com carries a wide selection of products personally selected and recommended by Joel Schlessinger, MD to protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays and treat existing damage. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 9. EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46 EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46 Broad Spectrum Sunscreen has a gentle, oil-free formula that provides broad spectrum sun protection without clogging pores or causing irritation. This sunscreen is great for acneprone or sensitive skin. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 10. Colorescience Sunforgettable Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen Brush SPF 30 is a powder sunscreen that shields the complexion from sun damage. Instead of absorbing, this mineral formula sits on top of your skin to prevent redness and irritation. The formula is available in tinted or clear options. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 11. SkinCeuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50 SkinCeuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50 is an awardwinning formula that offers broad spectrum protection with a sheer, matte finish. The formula also contains a plankton extract to help your skin protect itself against UV and heat stress. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 12. Jan Marini Antioxidant Daily Face Protectant SPF 33 Jan Marini Antioxidant Daily Face Protectant SPF 33 provides broad spectrum sun protection with a water-resistant formula. This sunscreen also offers antioxidant benefits to prevent environmental damage. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 13. Heliocare Sun Protection Pills Heliocare Sun Protection Pills give your regular sunscreen a boost. These daily oral supplements defend your skin from the inside out, building up your body’s natural defense against UV damage. Heliocare tablets aid in preventing sun damage, but they are not meant to replace sunscreen. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 14. SkinMedica TNS Essential Serum SkinMedica TNS Essential Serum combines growth factors, peptides and antioxidants to diminish the look of existing sun damage. With regular use, this serum improves the appearance of wrinkles, dark spots and uneven tone and texture. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 15. Glytone Clarifying Skin Bleaching Sunvanish SPF 25 Glytone Clarifying Skin Bleaching Sunvanish Broad Spectrum SPF 25 contains 4% hydroquinone to treat uneven skin tone associated with sun damage. This brightening cream also offers broad spectrum sun protection to shield skin from future damage. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.
  • 16. Here’s how you can find out more about Dr. Joel Schlessinger: - Facebook http://www.facebook.com/drjoelschlessinger - Twitter http://www.twitter.com/drschlessinger - Blogs http://drjoelschlessinger.com/ http://drjoelschlessinger.wordpress.com/ Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit http://www.LovelySkin.com/SunDamage for more info or to browse our full selection of products.