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Premature ageing with wrinkles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hi doc
User :   well i have a problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   i look much more older then my age i have developed wrinkle
Doctor :   k
User :   i have heard of Thermage therapy where can i go for it
User :   and my skin is very dry
Doctor :   i will tell u the cause of premature ageing and how to prevent it
User :   ok
Doctor :   then about thermage therapy
Doctor :   ok
User :   alright :-)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   listen aging depends on two factors
Doctor :   who is genetic make
Doctor :   called internal ageing
Doctor :   and other one is extrinsic or external ageing
Doctor :   this is what u can modify
Doctor :   ok
User :   hmm

Doctor :   by ur lifestyle
User :   ok
Doctor :   basically this external ageing is caused by environmental factors
Doctor :   such as exposure to sun rays
Doctor :   so u need to take good care of ur skin
User :   ok
Doctor :   all these ageing starts at aorund 20 years of age
Doctor :   Without protection from the sunĂ¢??s rays, just a few minutes of exposure each day over the years can cause noticeable changes to the skin

User :   well i have tried every thing good moisture good food biu nothing helps
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Freckles, age spots, spider veins on the face, rough and leathery skin, fine wrinkles that disappear when stretched, loose skin, a blotchy complexion, actinic keratoses (thick wart-like, rough, reddish patches of skin), and skin cancer can all be traced to sun exposure
User :   ok

Doctor :   this ageing process usual depends on the skin color as well
User :   are you there

Doctor :   People with fair skin who have a history of sun exposure develop more signs of photoaging than those with dark skin
Doctor :   yep
User :   are you there
Doctor :   In the darkest skin, the signs of photoaging are usually limited to fine wrinkles and a mottled complexion.
Doctor :   ok i will give u few tips
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   to slow the process of ageing
Doctor :   Resting your face on the pillow in the same way every night for years on end also leads to wrinkles
Doctor :   if u smoke u got to quit
Doctor :   r u there
User :   helloo
Doctor :   Avoiding deliberate tanning, including use of indoor tanning devices.
Doctor :   Staying out of the sun between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., when the sunĂ¢??s rays are the strongest.
Doctor :   Wearing protective clothing, such as a wide-brimmed hat and long sleeves, when outdoors during the day
Doctor :   Applying sunscreen year round. Sunscreen should be broad spectrum (offers UVA and UVB protection) and have a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 15 or higher. Sunscreen should be applied 20 minutes before going outdoors to all skin that will be exposed. It should be reapplied after sweating or being in water.
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hi

Doctor :   u were askingf about thermage therapy
Doctor :   right
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