Chronic Effects Of Sunlight

(See also Overview of the effects of sunlight.) Photoaging Chronic exposure to sunlight makes the skin aging (photoaging, Dermatoheliose, extrinsic aging), mainly caused by the destruction of skin collagen due to various biochemical and DNA interference. To the skin lesions include fine wrinkles and crow’s feet, the skin becomes leathery with mottled hyperpigmentation, lentigo (large freckle-like spots) as well as occasionally telangiectasia. Actinic keratosis Actinic keratoses are precancerous changes in…

September 3, 2018