The Importance of SPF Year Round


Some people believe they do not need to wear sunscreen or SPF if the sun is not out. This is indeed a myth. Protecting yourself from unnecessary sun exposure should be a year-round practice. It is a good idea to not only wear a SPF on your face, but to also wear it on any other areas of the body that are being exposed, such as your hands, decollate, shoulders and legs. We recommend Tizo sunscreen.

Effects of UV Rays

You should always wear a spf to protect your skin from harmful UV rays anytime you are outside because even on a cloudy day, the UV intensity can be enough to damage your skin.

You should also wear sunscreen daily because recent studies are showing that harmful rays coming from some lights and even computers can be just as damaging to the skin.

Skin Research

According to a recent study by Unilever Skincare Research, four days in front of a computer is just as damaging to your skin as 20 minutes in the mid-afternoon sun.- Harper’s Bazaar


Over time, 20 minutes here and there will begin to add up and you begin to notice signs of skin damage. It is definitely easier to prevent than it is to try to reverse  the damage after it is done.

An easy way to remember what rays do what is:
UVA – age your skin (causes wrinkles)
UVB – burns your skin (causes sun/brown spots)

Be sure to use a quality, high SPF sunscreen that protects from UVA and UVBs to keep your skin sun-spot free, even-toned and even more beautiful. If you were not so cautious in your younger years and get some sun damage we are here to help.

IPL laser is the perfect procedure to diminish the signs of aging. It removes sun damage, reduces wrinkles, decreases rosacea and gives you clearer, younger looking skin with minimal down time.

Laser Genesis is safe on any skin types, has been shown to improve skin texture, sun damage and even reduce dark eye circles.

The CO2 Fractional Laser will lift away years from your face and stimulate new collagen. Deep wrinkles, loose skin and severe sun damage to your face and body will be dramatically improved.

If you have been out in the sun a lot and would like to get your youthful skin back, we do have some treatments at The Laser Image Company to help you. Please come in for a free consultation at our office and we can talk about it. Education, Treatment, Results.

Kayci Cadou

Kayci Cadou, Patient Care Coordinator,Raised in the South Bay, Kayci comes from an extensive background in luxury hospitality, customer service and experience working closely with doctors and patients. Having graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, she makes patient satisfaction her top priorities. She loves working closely with our patients to ensure an exceptional experience from start to finish. Her passion for health and beauty is what lead her to The Laser Image Company and keeps her smiling and enjoying interacting with our patients and guests. About The Laser Image Company: The clinic was a collaboration of Dr. Lad Rubaum an ENT, Facial Plastic Surgeon, and John Santoliquido, a laser specialist and trainer, with the intention to educate patients on all the latest non-invasive cosmetic treatments available. We specialize in advanced treatments using Microneedlng with PRP. Our injectable specialists use Botox to smooth lines and can create amazing transformations with dermal fillers like Juvederm, Voluma, Vollure, Radiesse and Restylane. Our state of the art lasers can treat any skin color. We offer laser Skin tightening, Laser Hair & Vein Removal , IPL, Photofacial, Genesis for rosacea and collagen stimulation, Vanquish for fat melting and Fractional laser for acne scars, wrinkles, sun damage and stretch marks. The staff was handpicked by Dr. Rubaum for their extensive knowledge and expertise in the specific treatments they perform. Whether it is a laser to tighten the skin or a filler plump the lips, Laser Image Company will have you covered.

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