Sun Damage Skin:
Damaging UVA and UVB rays are always present, regardless of weather conditions.
- Most skin damage occurs from incidental exposure without adequate protection. For example: walking, jogging, cycling, driving, sports, swimming etc.)
According to the National Cancer Institute, 1 out of 7 Americans develope skin melanoma during their lifetime.
Tips to Protect Your Skin:
- Avoid direct sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
- Use SPF 15 or greater every day.
- Avoid reflective surfaces like water, snow and glass.
- Seek shade whenever possible.
- Wear protective clothing and eyewear.
- Report suspicious skin changes to your physician.
- Apply sunscreen to children of all ages, including those 6 months and older.