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What are the Benefits of Fixing Your Complexion in the Winter?

Winter presents extra challenges for our skin. In many places, chapped lips and dry skin become all too familiar in the winter, while in some areas, winter means gray skies and rain. Regardless of your winter weather, this time of year makes the perfect occasion to treat yourself to the care your skin needs. In addition, the decreased sun exposure due to shorter days, decreased UV light, and less time spent outside can help protect your skincare results. 

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What Types of Complexion Treatment Can You Have in Winter?

Several types of treatments work well during the winter. These include chemical peels, laser skin rejuvenation, and RF microneedling, as well as daily facial care with a dermatologist-approved product. 

We offer chemical peels from ZO Skin Health, developed by Dr. Obagi, to treat skin conditions including large pores, uneven tone, acne scarring, hyperpigmentation, and other skin issues. We also offer a variety of lasers to target your specific skin concerns, including the Excel® V and Enlighten® laser systems, both favored for their effectiveness in treating hyperpigmentation, lines and wrinkles, and other skin issues. 

What Can Winter Complexion Care Treat?

You can treat any complexion issues in the winter that you would treat any other time of year. We can treat conditions including:

  • Skin laxity
  • Uneven tone and texture
  • Acne scarring
  • Lines and wrinkles
  • Dull skin
  • Dry or oily skin
  • Enlarged pores
  • Rosacea and redness
  • Slow skin cell turnover

If you have other skin concerns, please feel free to schedule a consultation and discuss how we can help you. 

Consultations Available Now

The first step is to schedule an in-person consultation with one of our highly trained providers at New York Skin & Vein Center located in Oneonta, NY, serving the surrounding New York City areas with additional offices in Norwich, Binghamton, and Cobleskill.

Simply fill out the form on this page and we will reach out to you promptly to schedule your appointment. Your journey to a healthier, happier you can start today.

Why is it Better to Get Complexion Issues Treated in Winter?

During the winter, UV light decreases in many areas. In addition, days become shorter, and cold or rainy weather often keeps people inside more often. What makes this ideal for skin treatments? You may have read instructions to avoid sun exposure after a skin rejuvenation treatment. In fact, sun exposure can actually undo the results of your treatment. In the winter, less sun exposure means your results will last longer. 

In addition, winter skin often needs the extra care provided by complexion renewing treatments. While procedures like chemical peels can restore and rejuvenate the skin, they can also provide hydration. Other treatments can be combined with hydrating products to achieve a glowing complexion even in winter when most people’s skin looks dull. 

Am I a Good Candidate for Winter Complexion Treatments?

If you feel that winter weather has had an effect on your skin, you are a good candidate for some type of complexion treatment. Whether you need hydration or deeper skin rejuvenation, the right treatment awaits you. You can even worry a little less about sun exposure, but you still need to wear sunscreen. 


*Individual Results May Vary

Dr. Dohner and his team strive to provide the best experience for everyone who chooses their practice for their aesthetic and vein needs. Read why our patients love their results & experience with Dr. Dohner and his team of expert providers at New York Skin & Vein Center in New York.

Take the Next Step

To schedule your in-person skin treatment consultation, call New York Skin & Vein Centers at (607) 431-2525 or simply fill out the form on this page. We look forward to working with you!

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