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Sun Damage

Think you don’t have sun damage? Think Again. Learn how to treat and prevent photoaging during.


Sun damage is cumulative. You can’t go back in time, but you can reverse some of the damage accumulated over the years. How has the sun affected your skin? How can you address issues such as hyperpigmentation, spider veins, dehydration, and dark spots? The answers to these questions vary depending on the type and severity of your sun damage.

Up to 80 percent of visible aging is caused by exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays; not by the aging process itself; not by stress, lack of sleep, or too many glasses of wine on more weekdays than we’d like to admit. Those fine lines and age spots are likely damage from the sun. According to the Skincancer.org research, only about 23% of lifetime exposure occurs by age 18. The majority of sun exposure occurs between ages 19 and 40; around this time, the signs of hidden damage start to present themselves above the surface, causing many to wonder how to look younger and find the best treatment for sun-damaged skin on the face. If that is your case, you can always count on the Preventous team to build an effective and customized plan to get your glow back.

  • Stay out of the mid-day sun
  • Wear sun-protective clothing and hats
  • Use sunglasses that protect from both UVA and UVB rays
  • Don’t forget about your lips – wear an SPF 30 lip balm.
  • Completely avoid tanning beds!

How to Repair Sun Damaged Skin?

We offer a variety of skincare products and treatments to minimize the appearance of hyperpigmentation. We can clear vascular and pigmented lesions by targeting chromophores in the skin and minimize the appearance of hyperpigmentation as well as target aging concerns like wrinkles and fine lines, skin texture, and skin tone. If you are interested in treating your sun damage, check out our video to learn more about the Preventous treatment packages.


Sun Damage Packages

One-Stop Shop: IPL + Laser Peel


IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light and is often referred to as a photo facial. It clears vascular and pigmented lesions by targeting chromophores in the skin. Pigmented lesions are what we target in the case of sun damage, and will undergo an exfoliation process post-treatment and will slough off in 2-3 days. When we pair this treatment with a laser peel, we can target both the superficial and deeper layers of the skin, to really minimize the appearance of hyperpigmentation. The laser peel uses our Etherea laser to take out the superficial layer of skin.

Package price: $750 for one 90-minutes appointment that starts with a full face IPL (regular price: $300), then a single-mode laser peel treatment (regular price: $495).

No Heat: Chemical Peel + Glow Booster


The Derma Peel is a brand of chemical peel used to target sun damage and hyperpigmentation with an added Hydroquinone boost. The Derma Peel uses a combination of natural ingredients. Post-treatment, the outer layers of damaged skin are peeled away and replaced by new younger-looking, healthy skin. In the following days post-treatment, there will be significant peeling, resulting in around 7 days of downtime.

Package price: $340 for one Derma Peel (regular price: $325) + with HQ Booster for pigment (regular price: $50).

IPL Full Face


IPL is one of our most popular treatments to target hyperpigmentation. It uses optimal wavelengths of light to clear vascular and pigmented lesions by targeting chromophores in the skin. Pigmented lesions are what we target in the case of sun damage, and will undergo an exfoliation process post-treatment and will slough off in 2-3 days. Depending on the severity of the hyperpigmentation, patients can expect anywhere from 1-6 treatments.

Package prices: $280 for 1 session (regular price: $350) or $750 for 3 sessions.

Skin Refresh: Clear & Brilliant + Micropeel


Clear and Brilliant is a fractionated laser that stimulates and refreshes the skin. Fractionated technology leaves untreated tissues surrounding the treated areas for rapid, safe healing and rejuvenating. Clear and Brilliant replaces damaged skin with healthy tissues. It can also help with aging concerns like wrinkles and fine lines, skin texture, and skin tone because it is our deepest hitting technology, reaching the dermis (deep) areas of the skin.

Package price: $1800 for 5 sessions of Clear & Brilliant and a complimentary Micropeel ($150 value)

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Sun Damage Repair Skincare


 

 

Erase years of skin damage. This Vivier skin restoration program will gently and effectively restore your skin’s vitality so you can enjoy visible improvements in dark spots, aging skin, irregular skin texture and tone.

Lytera® is a novel, non-prescription, non-hydroquinone skin brightening product that minimizes the appearance of skin discoloration and dark spots. It has also been proven to improve the overall appearance of the skin.

Brightalive is a non-retinol skin brightener formulated to even skin tone, reduce dark spots and restore hydration, while calming and soothing irritated skin. Helps to fade the size and intensity of dark spots, and improves overall skin quality.

The Discoloration Defense is a layerable, daily-use dark spot corrector clinically proven to reduce the appearance of key types of skin discoloration, including hard-to-treat forms such as stubborn brown patches and post-acne marks.


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Almost everyone has some degree of hyperpigmentation. And because melanin reacts to sunlight, people who have had long exposure to the sun, such as the elderly, are more likely to exhibit hyperpigmentation. Our face, neck and hands are the areas we expose most to the sun so it should not be surprising that these areas are affected by hyperpigmentation. If that is your case, contact us today.


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