• High quality healthcare in Richmond
  • One of the first cosmetics clinics in the UK
  • Utilising only the latest technologies
  • Experienced team of doctors & aestheticians

Sun Damage

Sun Damage
Sun damage is a leading cause of wrinkles and discoloured skin and increases the appearance of age spots, freckles and moles.

Treatments for Sun Damage

Sun damage increases pigmentation of the skin as it accumulates with sun exposure over the years. It can be cosmetically undesired and in some cases dangerous and increase the signs of ageing as UV radiation destroys elastin and collagen, accelerating the development of wrinkles.

The appearance of sun damage can be reduced with the resurfacing of the skin with lasers, peels, or retinol-based products. We conduct a SkinObserv Analysis to thoroughly record your skin’s current condition as this technology reveals all signs of sun damage on the surface of the skin and below.

Our aestheticians and doctors will determine the best treatment options for you to restore skin. Our doctors will send samples of suspicious signs of sun damage to the lab for histology to detect abnormal cells. It is always recommended to apply an SPF50 daily.

SYMPTOMS of Sun Damage

The symptoms of sun damage can appear as poor skin quality and dryness, skin laxity, pigmentation and an increase of fine lines and wrinkles.


CAUSES of Sun Damage

  • sun exposure

Prevention of Sun Damage

Sun damage can be prevented by avoiding sun exposure and applying SPF50 daily, throughout the day and all year-round.

High quality healthcare in Richmond
One of the first cosmetic clinics in the UK
CQC Registered
Experienced team of doctors
"I simply cannot rate this place highly enough. I’d give it 10 stars if I could. All the staff at Body-vie are friendly, welcoming and very knowledgeable. Dr Weber is someone with whom I trust implicitly. I went to another local aesthetics clinic before this one for a consultation and walked out feeling disheartened and very confused, I was made to feel like I needed to spend a lot of cash in order to get the desired result. "
Lisa Horgan

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