Different Skin Conditions

Canyon Laser Skin Care provides treatment for many different types of skin conditions. Read more about various conditions we treat, and book a consultation with our team today.

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As a result of the ageing process and exposure to environmental elements like the sun, your skin will naturally start to show signs of wear. Below, you can learn about the various skin conditions that can develop over time.

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Acne

Caused by blocked skin follicles leaving oil and bacteria to build up under the skin.

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Active Acne

Caused by blocked skin follicles leaving oil and bacteria to build up under the skin, causing pimples to appear on your face, chest, back and neck.

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Ageing Hands

Ageing, sun exposure, lack of proper nutrition, and smoking can cause the skin on your hands to become thinner, which produces wrinkles on your hands.

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Aging Skin

Caused by the natural separation of collagen in your skin, ageing skin begins to appear on the face and hands in your forties.

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Blemishes

Caused by certain cosmetic products, exposure to chemicals, or the exposure to the sun. Blemishes can also be caused by redness and skin inflammation.

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Crepey Skin

Caused by the loss of collagen and elastin as your skin ages, crepey skin causes the skin to sag and wrinkle and first tend to appear around the neck, hands and arms in your forties.

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Crows Feet

Caused by ageing, sun contact, smoking, and frequent squinting can promote the formation of crows feet, they often appear around the eyes in your mid-thirties.

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Decreased Collagen

Caused when collagen and elastin fibres break, allowing them to lose their elasticity, decreased collagen generally occurs in your forties.

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Dehydrated Skin

Caused by the lack of moisture in the stratum corneum, leaving the skin to look dry and dull.

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Dull/Dry Skin

Caused by the damage to the skin’s natural barrier, exposure to hot and dry climates, and ageing. This leaves the skin’s unable to regulate a normal moisture level, causing the skin to appear scaly, flaky, and red.

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Enlarged Pores

Caused by the natural breakdown of collagen and elastin, your pores become more noticeable as you age, in addition, the sun may cause enlarged pores.

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Fat/Flat/Contoured Facial Shape

Caused by natural ageing, loss of skin elasticity, excess weight gain, weight loss or hormonal changes.

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Fine Line & Wrinkles

Caused by the natural breakdown of collagen and elastin in the skin plus years of exposure to the harmful UV rays from the sun, fine lines first tend to appear around the eyes and mouth in your thirties.

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Forehead Wrinkles

Caused by your genes and age, as well as environmental factors such as sun exposure, forehead wrinkles often appear in your mid-thirties.

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Freckles & Age Spots

Caused by your skin deteriorating as you age, genetics, and the sun’s exposure can damage your skin cells, causing your skin to overproduce additional melanin.

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Frown Lines

Caused by the natural ageing process, the dermis, known as the inner layer of the skin, thins and divides cells, as a result, both the elastin and skin fibres loosen, causing the skin to lose elasticity. Smoking and sun damage may also cause frown lines.

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Heavy/Dropped Eyebrows

Caused by the eyebrows losing elasticity surrounding the upper eyelid, leaving the eyebrows to appear heavy and dropped.

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Heavy/Dropped Skin

Caused by the skin descending or falling, the skin produces less collagen and elastin, as this occurs, heavy/dropping skin is more permanent as you age.

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Hyperpigmentation/Uneven Skin Tone

Caused by an overproduction of melanin, hyperpigmentation/uneven skin tone produces patches on the body that are darker than surrounding skin. 

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Loose/Sagging Skin

Often caused by your skin losing collagen and elastin, plus loose/sagging skin can be caused by your skin’s exposure to the pull of gravity, allowing the skin to sag down due to ageing.

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Melasma

Caused by dark, discoloured patches around your skin, and is often correlated to women who are pregnant.

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Old/Tired/Stressed Skin

Caused by natural ageing, sun exposure or hormonal changes, the skin loses its elasticity and begins to appear old, tired, and stressed.

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Pigmentation

A common cause of pigmentation is the over excess production of melanin, as well as, your skin’s exposure to the sun. 

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Pigmented Lesions (brown spots)

Caused by uneven skin tone, sun damage, irregular skin texture and redness, brown spots often begin to appear in your mid-forties.

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Rosacea

Caused by sunlight and sensitive blood vessels, which opens easily by touch, rosacea is often mistaken for sensitive skin but, rosacea is produced by sensitive blood vessels and not sensitive skin cells.

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Saggy Neck

Caused by sun exposure, loss of elasticity and collagen and weight fluctuation plus, saggy neck tends to appear for men and women in your mid-thirties.

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Sagging Jowls & Jawline

Caused by the loss of collagen and elastin in your cheeks and below your jawline, gravity causes the area to sag on either side of your mouth and chin.

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Scars/Acne Scars

Caused by the damage of collagen and fibrin in the affected area on your face, the scar tissue from the acne swelling sinks into your skin, forming a mark on the skin.

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Sensitive Skin

Caused by the skin exposed to hot and cold temperatures, harsh ingredients that can damage the skin’s surface, hormonal imbalance, acne, and unhealthy eating habits.

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Spider Veins

Can be caused by the backup of blood, spider veins can also be caused by hormone changes, contact to the sun, and body injuries.

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Stretch Marks

Formed by excessive stretching and the separation of elastic fibres, stretch marks are often due to ageing, pregnancy, weight loss or obesity.

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Sun Damage

Caused by the breakdown of collagen and elastin in your skin, due to the exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun.

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Textural Damaged Skin

Caused by an overproduction of melanin, primarily caused by sun exposure, textural damaged skin may also be caused by genetics and natural ageing.

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Thin/Asymmetrical Lips

Caused by the lack of support of collagen and elastin protein fibres in the skin and the exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays, can eliminate volume from the lips.

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Tired Eyes

Caused by ageing and sun exposure, the skin surrounding the eyebrow often loses its elasticity, resulting in the upper eyelid to appear heavy.

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Uneven Skin Texture

When you get older, surface skin cells do not shed as rapidly. This may cause dead skin cells to build up, leaving your skin to feel uneven.

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Unwanted Hair

Caused by the overproduction of androgens, plus unwanted hair may be caused by genetics.

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Volume Loss

Caused by the breakdown of elasticity and collagen, the skin’s tissues begin to weaken normally by the age of forty.

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