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Shining a Light on Summer Skin

Shining a Light on Summer Skin

June 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The arrival of summer is hotly anticipated; we eagerly embrace water sports, relaxing beach getaways, and long boat rides. Our enthusiasm for outdoor activities must also renew our awareness about the dangers of sun exposure and the host of problems sunlight can cause, including burns, wrinkles, and skin cancer. Summertime’s sun rays actually hit the […]

Preventing Melanoma

Preventing Melanoma

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Almost five million people are treated for skin cancer annually in the U.S. The American Cancer Society states that one person dies of melanoma, an ominous form of skin cancer, about every hour. The annual cost for treatment of melanoma is over $3 billion. The good news in these grim statistics is that many […]

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 […]

Sun & Skin Protection Myths

Sun & Skin Protection Myths

You can’t always believe what you hear or read when it comes to gossip… or medical information. Quality scientific data has disproven much of what has been published on skin care and skin cancer.  Unfortunately, many erroneous statements have been repeated so often that they have become ingrained in people’s minds. However, it’s not just […]

Color Affects Sun Protection

Color Affects Sun Protection

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you know that sunscreen is only one of multiple ways you can protect your skin from the sun, and that the color of your clothing can actually be a factor in how much sun exposure you’re getting?  As skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., boaters and others who […]

Bask, Not Bake: Sun Care Protection

Bask, Not Bake: Sun Care Protection

June 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Boaters beware: it’s not all fun in the sun! Water reflects the sun’s rays, amplifying the risks of skin cancer. With more than one million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and one person dying from melanoma each hour, why put yourself in harm’s way by leaving your skin unprotected?

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 […]

Sunscreen 101

July 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Sunscreen 101 by Maria Orlando Pietromonaco.