New Year’s Resolution for Your Skin

Maybe this is the year to prioritize your skin more? A couple of thoughts.

Use a sunscreen on your face, neck and chest every morning even if it’s not sunny or you’re usually inside. Why? Think of that carpet where part of it gets light from the window and part of it is shaded. Look at the faded, sun damaged part. That’s the UVA effect. A little bit 365 days a year really adds up.

Or, pick one area that’s really bothering you. Too red or veiny on your face, get a series of IPL/photorejuvenation laser treatments. Too brown and blotchy, consider 1-2 Fraxel Duals laser treatments. If your eye area is aging, consider an eyelid Fraxel if you’re younger or an eyelid DEKA fractionated CO2 laser if you’re older. The new year is such a great time to make some new plans and improve your skin!

Happy New Year!  Dr. I

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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