We all care about our looks to a certain degree but even if you aren’t at all self conscious about your skin if you grew up in Australia, particularly Queensland and are over 35, you will likely have sun damaged skin.
Sun damaged skin can present in many different forms from what we call Sunspots(unsightly scaley spots on our face,top of the head,arms and hands) to Bowens Disease, Thin Basal Cell Carcinomas and other forms of Actinic disease caused by over exposure to the sun. All of these skin conditions can turn into skin cancer. Dr Johnson says from his experience of treating sun damaged skin for many years that 30% of sunspots turn into skin cancer if untreated.
Below is a classic example of how we repair sun damaged skin:
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If you are concerned about your skin, book a consultation with Dr Ian Johnson, Brisbane’s PDT specialist. Call 07 3862 3144