Your hands are called upon to play a wide variety of roles through the course of a lifetime. Just like any other part of the body they are subject to the effects of aging and skin aging. It’s not uncommon for your hands to develop brown spots, dry skin, thinning or even develop a bony appearance.
Sun exposure is one of the primary causes of hand aging. Wearing a sufficient level of sun block on your hands when you know you’ll be outside, can be a key factor in preventing and even possibly reversing some of the aging effects on your hands.
Many of the same topical creams you use to combat skin aging on the face can also be applied to the skin on your hands. Ideally you want a topical cream that has topical Retin-A, vitamin C.
Many people strive to restore their youthful appearance as they age. There are many ways to do this and starting with talking to Dr. Randall B. Weil is the best place to start.
If you have questions about how to prevent or reverse the effects of hand aging, please feel free to call us to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you have the young and vigorous looking hands you desire.