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Prepare for Fall and Winter with Cosmetic Skin Damage Repair By Dr. Fredric Newman on October 07, 2016

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Fall and winter may be a wonderful time for cozying up next to a warm fire, but the colder temperatures can wreak havoc on your skin. The cold, dry air is only partially to blame for skin damage during this time of year. Frequent hot showers, hours in front of a warm fire, and blaring heaters all contribute skin dryness during the fall and winter months. The good news is that you can undergo skin treatments to rejuvenate your appearance. Skin treatments can improve the texture of your skin and protect it from damage during the colder winter months. Prepare for fall and winter with cosmetic skin damage repair with treatment at Dr. Fredric Newman's Darien, CT practice.

Fall and Winter Skin Damage

The fall and winter can leave the skin dry, cracked, and itchy. As the weather chills, many find the appearance of their skin worsens. Why is this? Fall and winter weather is often accompanied by lower humidity levels and wind, both of which can dry out and irritate the skin. Seeking shelter indoors during the colder months doesn't always help improve skin dryness. In fact, it can make it worse. Heaters and fires contribute to dry air. Even taking long hot showers or baths can strip the skin of moisture, leaving it feeling chapped, itchy, or irritated.

Sun damage also remains a concern during the fall and winter months. Many people forget to wear sunscreen when the days are colder. Sun damage is just as likely during cold fall and winter days. Snow can even amplify the damaging effects of UV rays, as the bright white snow reflects the sun's rays.

Skin Treatments to Enhance the Skin

Seeking professional skin treatment can repair fall and winter skin damage and help protect the skin during cold months, or any time of the year. Dr. Newman offers a variety of cosmetic treatments to enhance the skin, improving both texture and appearance. Some of the most popular treatments to repair the skin during the fall and winter months include:

How to Protect Your Skin During Fall and Winter

After undergoing professional skin treatment, it's important to take steps to protect your results during the colder months of the year. You can help maintain the results of your treatment by:

Discover Your Treatment Options

To find out which treatments can help improve your skin this fall and winter, or any time of year, we welcome you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Newman.

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Fairfield County Plastic Surgeon Dr. Fredric Newman


Dr. Fredric Newman's extensive training and experience in plastic surgery began at Yale College, and he completed his general surgical training at Harvard Medical School. He has performed thousands of procedures during his career and is affiliated with a number of top-tier universities and professional associations, including:

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

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