Is That Tan Really Worth It
    A persons risk of skin cancer can increase with these following factors:
 •    5 or more moles are present on your arms, not including freckles.
 •    If skin cancer or a non malignant mole has been previously removed
 •    If they have an inflamed sore that doesn’t heal or a mole or freckle that is changing colour
 •    If they have a family history of melanoma
 •    If as a child they has blistering sunburn, bad enough to keep them out of school
•    Skin damage caused from UVR (Ultra violet radiation) exposure. Accumulated skin damage canbecome skin cancer
•    If they are an indoor worker who enjoys bursts of sun at the weekends or when on holidays

Skin cancer can be prevented:
•    Avoid direct sunlight between the hours of 10 am and 3pm
•    Use shade where possible
•    Wear a broad brimmed hat
•    Wear suitable clothing that covers most of the skin
•    Use water resistant SPF 30 sunscreen to cover all areas not covered by clothes. Apply regularly.
•    Use Australian Standard sun glasses to protect eyes
•    Have between your toes, and the soles of your feet, checked. Mutant damages cells can travel and damaged upper body skin may show as skin cancer anywhere

Go to top
Our website is protected by DMC Firewall!