Category Archives: Sun Damage

Sun damaged skin.

Sun Damage Treatment Options Available at DermSurgery Associates

Congratulations! You scheduled your annual skin check and now you have your results. Maybe your dermatologist noticed some sun damage, which can manifest as age spots, freckles, changing moles, dry skin, wrinkles and early aging signs, even actinic keratosis or skin cancer. So, what do you do next? Now is the time to schedule your …

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Woman at the beach in large sunhat applying sunscreen.

Dr. Riahi – What Sunscreen Do I Use?

When it comes to anti-aging for the skin, sunscreen remains the top preventative option. A common question asked during office visits is “what sunscreen should I use?”. Dr. Riahi has some basic tips for what to look for in a sunscreen. - Look for SPF30 or higher. You want to look for a sunscreen that …

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What’s Your Summer Skin Protection Strategy?

Summer skin protection is critical to maintaining healthy, glowing, young-looking skin. A golden tan looks great, but we all know that too much sun exposure can wreak havoc on the long-term resilience of our skin. To much sun can cause lines and wrinkles, crow’s feet, sun spots and other discolorations. It results in dry, leathery, …

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Summer Time!

Summer is here! For many, that means a lot more time spent soaking up the sun. Dr. Riahi has some important information he wants you to know about sun exposure. Photodamage (or skin aging) is a constant process! Dr. Riahi spent 3 years working on research regarding skin aging and the sun. His findings demonstrate …

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DermSurgery Associates

Summer Skin Preparation – Now Is the Time

Taking care of your skin can feel like a full-time job, but now is the time to dive into summer skin preparation! Summer Skin Care Tips 1 – Hydrate – Let’s face it, summer in South Texas is hot. It’s easy to get dehydrated without even knowing it, so keep a bottle of water handy …

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Woman in large sun hat on lawn applying sunscreen.

Spring break is around the corner!

Spring break is around the corner! Childhood sunburns are a major risk factor for skin cancer later in life. Protect yourself and your family by utilizing these 3 easy tips for smart sun protection. 1. Sunscreen: Dr. Riahi Utilize a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or greater. Apply multiple times a day and don’t …

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Back-to-School, Skin-Care Upgrade for Mom!

With all the items on your to-do list, back-to-school time can be really stressful. New clothes reflecting the all latest trends, school supplies in all the right colors, reliable transportation, after-school care... the list goes on. When the stars have aligned, and the kids are finally out the door, you deserve a reward! How about …

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Summer’s Here: Protect Your Skin!

Summer’s finally here! And here in Texas, that means lots of time in the sun, so it’s time to get serious about protecting your skin. Your skin is the largest organ in your body and is critical to your overall health. Did you know it is responsible for: supplying a barrier between your internal organs …

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