sun damage

Am I just being vain?

I get this a lot."Doctor, I would like to improve my appearance but am I just being vain? Maybe I should just let nature take its course. After all, everyone gets older, right?"Here's something to think about:Remember the Bain de Soleil tan? Our fashion icons in the '60s, '70s and '80s had that rich mahogany tan. [...]

By |March 16th, 2008|Categories: sun damage|

Great weekend!

We had a really fun weekend being involved with the HSBC Chilly 1/2 Marathon and the Frosty 5k races in Burlington.The weather on Sunday was beautiful: cold, clear and sunny. I was wearing black leggings that absorbed the sunshine well and kept me warm (reminds me of the way IPL works).It was so great to see [...]

By |March 3rd, 2008|Categories: skin cancer, sun damage|

Something that really works

Before I got into the medical cosmetic world, I was dealing with aging skin myself. I didn't feel old inside but I had that typical British fair skin that had been exposed to too much sun and wind -- lots of sun damage, wrinkles, sagging skin, heavy eyelids, redness, zits, you name it.My mother is a [...]

By |January 29th, 2008|Categories: products, skin care, sun damage|

Sunscreen in winter? Why bother?

They penetrate glass. They penetrate clouds. Their power is the same on a dull winter day and the sunniest summer day. They damage your skin, leading to aging and skin cancer.What are they? UVA rays.Ultraviolet raysUltraviolet (UV) light is divided into UVA, UVB and UVC. For years, our attention has been focused on UVB, the cause [...]

By |January 16th, 2008|Categories: skin cancer, sun damage|
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