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How does sunlight affect the skin aging process?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology
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In brief: Causing wrinkles

Uva is the one causing significant wrinkling which looks "aging".
Uva also causes "solar elastosis" which makes skin look old (slightly yellow orange-skin look alike).

In brief: Causing wrinkles

Uva is the one causing significant wrinkling which looks "aging".
Uva also causes "solar elastosis" which makes skin look old (slightly yellow orange-skin look alike).
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Dr. Lavinia Chong
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Dermal elastosis

Chronic sun exposure causes 1) thinning of the deeper, more elastic layer of the skin (dermis); 2) fine lines; 3) dyschromias (sun spots); 4) solar bronzing (overall dull yellowing); 5) keratosis ("barnacles").

In brief: Dermal elastosis

Chronic sun exposure causes 1) thinning of the deeper, more elastic layer of the skin (dermis); 2) fine lines; 3) dyschromias (sun spots); 4) solar bronzing (overall dull yellowing); 5) keratosis ("barnacles").
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