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A warm welcome & blessings to you from dermatologist Randy Jacobs, MD, FAAD… 25+ years in our area sharing TLC with over 500,000 derm patients.
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Sun Damaged Skin

Many people do not realize that rays of the sun can actually penetrate to certain skin levels inside the body. Thus, sun rays can alter the DNA of your skin cells and can cause damage. If the damage occurs in the basal layer, you can get a basal cell carcinoma. If the damage occurs in the squamous layer, you can get a squamous cell carcinoma. If the damage occurs to a melanocyte pigment cell, you can get a melanoma. and changes in skin color. If the damage occurs in the dermis to a fibroblast collagen making cell, you can damaged elastic tissue, loss of elasticity, and wirinkles.

 

As a picture is worth a thousand words, here are photos to help you better understand sun damaged skin.

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
Ken Alpern, M.D. Charity Morris, PAC Eleni Litras,
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  • Skin Cancer Prevention & Treatment
  • Cryo, Electro, & Mohs Micro Surgery
  • Sun-Damaged, Pre-Cancerous Care
  • Mole, Wart, & Skin Growth Removal
  • Acne, Rosacea, & Complexion Care
  • Dry-Sensitive Skin Care & Hand Care
  • Laser Care for Acne, Scars, & Wrinkles
  • Facial Peels, Botox, Juvederm Care
  • Leg Vein 'Spider Vein' Sclerotherapy
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Hello, and welcome to our dermatology office. My name is Randy Jacobs, MD, FAAD. Some people are blessed with the most beautiful skin, and it’s all natural. Others have to work at it. Healthy skin is lovely to behold, comfortable to live in, and a pleasure to touch.
Like a watered garden, healthy skin is well moisturized and healed from the damaging effects of weather, age, sun, wear, and tear. This blessing of healthy skin is our sincerest wish for you.

 

 
 

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