Preventative Aging Treatments
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AGING, SUNSPOTS, AND FINE LINES AND WRINKLES IN JUPITER, PALM BEACH GARDENS, & WEST PALM BEACH
Signs of aging, sun spots, and fine lines and wrinkles appear on a person’s skin as the years go by. As you grow older, the skin receives more UV light from the sun, worsening signs of aging and sun damage. Fortunately, you can treat signs of aging, sun spots, and fine lines and wrinkles in Jupiter, FL, with an IPL photofacial. Restore your clear, youthful, and healthy skin today.
What Are Signs of Aging, Sunspots, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles?
Have you seen oval or round marks on your skin that look like freckles? These flat gray, light brown, or black spots may be sun spots. Sun spots often appear on body parts that experience a great deal of sun exposure, such as your face or the backs of your hands. Sizes vary from a tiny freckle to an inch-long spot.
Fine lines are minor creases on the surface of the skin. Examples of fine wrinkles include crow’s feet, horizontal forehead wrinkles, and vertical lines between the brows.
Causes of Signs of Aging, Sun Spots, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles
One prominent cause of wrinkles and age signs is sun damage. UV light destroys elastin and collagen fibers in the dermis. Without these fibers, your skin becomes weaker and less flexible. It sags and develops wrinkles.
Fine lines are caused by repetitive facial movements and expressions over time. The muscles used in these movements and expressions become overworked and stiff, making it harder to return to their natural positions. The skin bunches over these muscles.
Other causes of fine lines and wrinkles include smoking and environmental factors like soot, dust, and dirt.
How Much Does Treatment of Signs of Aging, Sun Spots, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles Cost?
Preventing Future Signs of Aging, Sun Spots, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles
It’s also incredibly important to choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a proper SPF (30+) and to make sure to apply and reapply regularly. Avoiding prolonged periods of sun exposure is key, especially during peak hours (10 am to 3 pm).
Another vital aspect of prevention is staying away from tanning beds. The UV rays from tanning beds can cause a great deal of skin damage, resulting in signs of photoaging like wrinkles, sun spots, and sagging skin.
Treating Signs of Aging, Sun Spots, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles
We treat sun spots using the FDA-approved intense pulsed light (IPL) photofacial. This treatment efficiently removes skin issues with the help of precisely targeted pulses of light energy.
The lasers used in our IPL photofacials are trusted around the world and have been clinically proven to create effective results. They can be safely used to treat sun damage anywhere on the body, including the face, neck, shoulders, arms, chest, buttocks, abdomen, legs, and bikini area.
During an IPL photofacial, the device emits light pulses made up of several wavelengths of light. The light pulses penetrate the epidermis to reach the dermis. They target the melanin in the pigment cells that make up sun spots. The pigment cells are destroyed by the heat of these pulses.
Wrinkles can also be addressed using IPL photofacials. The procedure stimulates natural collagen growth over time to improve the skin’s texture and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
The IPL photofacial treatment session typically takes around 30 minutes. The skin is cleansed, and a cooling gel is administered to the area. The IPL handpiece is used to deliver the light pulses to the skin. The gel will then be removed. Patients might notice temporary redness, swelling, or bruising after the treatment, but these will fade shortly.
Patients come in for three to five IPL photofacial treatment sessions. It will be necessary to wait four weeks between each session to allow the skin tissues to heal.
After treatment, sun spots may temporarily look darker. In around seven to fourteen days, the treated sun spots will begin to disappear. After undergoing the recommended number of treatment sessions, patients notice an impressive reduction in the appearance of the targeted sun spots. This process restores clear and unblemished skin.
*Please note, individual results may vary, and we cannot guarantee outcomes for laser hair removal, microblading, photo facials, BOTOX® injections, microneedling, or any other service.
Do you want to eliminate signs of aging, sun spots, and fine lines and wrinkles in Jupiter, FL? Try an IPL photofacial at Refresh Palm Beach Med Spa & Laser Studio. Contact us today to book an appointment for a helpful consultation.