Saturday, February 24, 2018

Avoid Sun Harm

There’s no upside to a lack of sun protection. Exposure increases your cancer risks and decreases your attractiveness. Although smoking, genetics, and the normal aging process all play a role in skin changes, they are not the most significant factors.  There is no dispute that chronic sun exposure is the most common cause of unwanted […]

Screening Out The Sun’s Rays

Screening Out The Sun’s Rays

January 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As water reflects and amplifies the sun’s rays, boaters of every age should beware of the hazards of unprotected exposure. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime; more than one million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. Malignant melanoma- one of three types of cancer directly related to excessive sun exposure- is the number one cancer in those aged 25-29, and second most prevalent in those aged 15-29 years old. The chilling reality is that one person dies from melanoma every hour.

June 2011 Featured Writers

June 2011 Featured Writers

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Emmanuel R. Loucas, MD, Director of the Loucas Dermatology & Laser Center, www.loucasdermatology.com, has been in private practice since 1995 and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He focuses on both medical and cosmetic dermatology, with special interest in skin cancer and its prevention.

Sunscreen Basics

Sunscreen Basics

September 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Boaters beware: water reflects the sun’s rays, amplifying the risks of exposure. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime; more than one million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. Older boaters don’t bear all the risk, as malignant melanoma- one of three types of cancer directly related to excessive sun exposure- is the number one cancer in those aged 25-29, and second most prevalent for those 15-29 years old. The chilling reality is that one person dies from melanoma every hour.

Turn Back The Hands Of Time

Turn Back The Hands Of Time

April 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We would all like our skin to look its best, and certainly want to decrease our chances of developing skin cancer. If you’ve tried creams, lotions and gels and been unsatisfied with the results, discuss topical regimens and procedures with your dermatologist. Treatments exist that can enhance both your looks and your health.

Reversing Sun Damage Cosmetically

Reversing Sun Damage Cosmetically

April 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite popular belief that the majority of skin damage occurs before we turn 20, we now know that safe skin practices at any age can prevent and even reverse sun damage. The best way to prevent sun damage is to liberally and regularly apply sunscreens that contain both UVA and UVB protection and wear clothing […]

June 2009

June 2009

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Note from Editor – June 2009 – Boating Times Long Island