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Doctor insights on: Skin Aging

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Dr. Steven Zimmet
609 doctors shared insights

Skin Aging (Overview)

Skin aging is a term for the changes that occur to the skin with age, mostly caused by exposure to sunlight. These changes include thinning, wrinkling, spotting, and being dry.


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How to cure skin aging?

How to cure skin aging?

Work at it: Our skin & our body continues to evolve, age and alter itself. Sun exposure, without a protective barrier, will significantly alter the quality, texture and ability to regenerate healthy cells. Using moisture creams, anti-oxidants and cleansers that are for the skin assist in a healthy glow. Eating well and being content also nurture from within. www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...Read more

Dr. Steven Zimmet
609 doctors shared insights

Skin Aging (Overview)

Skin aging is a term for the changes that occur to the skin with age, mostly caused by exposure to sunlight. These changes include thinning, wrinkling, spotting, and being dry.


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How can I stop premature skin aging?

How can I stop premature skin aging?

MOITURISE,AVOID SUN: You can prevent premature aging of the skin by keeping your skin moiturised, avoid too much sun exposure, dont smoke and dont drink too much. ...Read more

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Skin aging (Tip)

Use a sunscreen daily with spf of 30 or higher regardless of skin type. ...See more

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Aging Gracefully (Checklist)

Stay socially connected
once
Maintain a healthy diet and exercise
once
Get a yearly physical
yearly
Take good care of your physical appearance
once
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What are the main causes of skin aging?

What are the main causes of skin aging?

UV Exposure: Remember that now the "sun" comes in many forms... During outside activities, through your car window, and self inflicted with tanning beds. Avoid exposure and apply spf with moisturizer when you cannot. Also, remember there are skin aging effects that occur with hormonal deficiencies, so talk with your doctor about keeping your hormones at healthy levels and skin well nourished. ...Read more

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What contributes the most to skin aging?

What contributes the most to skin aging?

Genetics.: Other than genetics (which we can't control), smoking, sun exposure, and weight gain/loss are the most damaging factors. Good general health can help avoid skin and aging problems associated with disease conditions and chemotherapy, for example, but these too are often outside our control. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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Skin aging (Tip)

UV light comes from fluorescent bulbs! Wear at least SPF 15 at work. ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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What can be done about premature skin aging?

What can be done about premature skin aging?

Minimize your risks: The big three are smoking, sun exposure and weight fluctuations. All of which can be controlled. ...Read more

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How to know if I know how to cure skin aging?

How to know if I know how to cure skin aging?

No cure: All parts of the body age to include skin. If you want to reverse the aging process see a medspa doctor and she will recommend, laser skin care treatments, products, and a skin regimen to help you with your sun damage or fat loss. She will also offer Botox or dermal fillers. You will learn quite a bit during the consult. ...Read more

Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
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Skin aging (Tip)

Unbalanced weight ages joints most. Age gracefully by improving grace (yoga, Tai Chi, dance). ...See more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Is there a way to reverse premature skin aging?

Is there a way to reverse premature skin aging?

Retinoids: Not so much to reverse aging as allowing the skin to heal or prevent subsequent aging by good skin care with use of anti-oxidants, retinoids, avoiding sun and tobacco use and good nutrition. ...Read more

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What can reduce the apearance of premature skin aging?

What can reduce the apearance of premature skin aging?

Treating skin aging: You need an evaluation by a specialist to assess superficial wrinkles, pigmentation, laxity, elasticity, subcutaneous atrophy & other factors, etc. Topical agents, fillers, chemodenervation (botox), creams, oral agents, peels, resurfacing, lasers & surgery all offer improvements. Of course a diet with adequate nutrition, anti-oxidants, protein, hydration & avoidance of excess sun exposure & tobac. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Skin aging (Tip)

Just do some form of exercise for at least 15 minutes a day that&#x27;s aerobic. ...See more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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In what age group is premature skin aging most evident?

The big two reasons: In my practice are excessive sun exposure and smoking. Certainly, there is a genetic component, but avoiding smoking and excessive sun exposure can go a long way toward preventing premature skin aging. ...Read more

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How much willsunlight exposure contribute to skin aging?

How much willsunlight exposure contribute to skin aging?

Sunlight(UV) & aging: A study published in 2013 showed that UV ray account for a whopping 80% of skin aging , including wrinkles. Remember that it is not sunlight but "light" and the UVA, UVB and IR radiation that is the culprit. This is the reason that DAILY application of a broad spectrum, antioxidant sunscreen is a critical step in maintaining youthful, healthy skin, whether it is sunny, cloudy or overcast. ...Read more

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Skin aging (Tip)

Do stay active, have friends, eat well, don't criticize, rest, smile often. ...See more

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See dermatologist for check ups
2x year