Katz Dermatology, An affiliate of Anne Arundel Dermatology, Rockville, MD
Katz Dermatology: General, Cosmetic, Aesthetic, and Surgical Dermatology in Rockville, Maryland(MD)

Katz Dermatology on Photoaging

What is Photoaging?

According to general dermatologists, Photoaging, or also called as Dermatoheliosis, is the untimely aging of the skin because of frequent or constant exposure to Ultraviolet (UV) radiation primarily from the sun but also artificial UV sources and procedures which causes our skin to lose its youthful appearance.

What could be done to prevent photoaging?

According to Dr. Katz, there are plenty of ways in which we could avoid or prevent photoaging, especially nowadays in which there are a lot of cosmetic dermatology products available almost everywhere. Here are some useful tips given by our cosmetic dermatologist that could help prevent further signs of photoaging.

  • Always protect your skin when in outdoors, especially between 11am to 3pm of the day. The sun's UV rays are very strong during these times. The easiest ways to do these if by walking on shades whenever possible, Wear a minimum of SPF 30 sunscreens, we recommend broad-spectrum sunscreens to protect you during these times of days.
  • With the modern innovations in Cosmetic Dermatology, there are now cosmetic dermatology products, such as lipsticks, moisturizers, hand creams and other products which contains SPF 30 sunscreen.
  • As much as possible, avoid indoor tanning, According to some studies of dermatologists, there are dangers to indoor tanning, such as the risks for skin cancer.

What dermatology treatments could I avail for my visible signs of aging?

Katz Dermatology advises you to go to a dermatologists to know more about the best dermatology treatments and procedures for your skin concern. There are many cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic dermatology procedures and treatments which you can avail. Cosmetic and aesthetic dermatology treatments varies from person to person depending on different skin factors such as skin tone and skin damage.

We provide different cosmetic and aesthetic dermatology services for photoaging such as facial treatments which rejuvenates your skin to bring back that younger looking skin. If you have any more question or concerns regarding our photo aging services, feel free to contact us or visit us at Katz Dermatology Clinic located at Rockville, Maryland (MD).