There are different types of cancerous diseases of skin. Most of the skin cancers are preventable. It is important to protect your skin from external harmful factors responsible for causing skin cancer. Following are points to remember or to follow to protect yourself and for skin cancer prevention:
• Enough exposure to skin in sunlight is harmful. It damages skin and increases percentage of detecting cancerous skin disease. So it is important to avoid the sun, especially, during the middle of the day when it has strong rays. UV rays or Ultra Violet rays are harmful for skin and causes skin cancer. There are many people who love to lie down on beach and simply get little into the sun! This can actually be harmful for skin. Undoubtedly, sun can not be stopped from shining and we can not avoid our works only because sun rays are too strong outside! But there are ways to protect your skin from harmful sunlight.
• Use sunscreen lotion or products, cover up your exposed skin with clothing and wear sunglass and hat. Sunscreen with Sun Protection Factor which is also known as SPF is very purposeful. It protects skin from harmful sunlight. Use of clothing, sunglass and hat helps in protecting skin from direct contact with sunlight.
• Medical practitioners/ dermatologists recommend using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15. You only need to apply sunscreen generously, and reapply every two hours or more often if you're swimming or perspiring.
• Many people think of getting tanned skin. They love the tan-skin-tone. So they go for tanning pills and tablets available in market. Well these can be harmful too. Some dietary supplements can be risky as well. It is better to consult with your skin-care-expert or dermatologists and then consume such tablets or pills.
Skin cancer prevention is in your hands! You can be very cautious about all these prevention tips or you may not follow them but in the end the damage may occur to your health only! So better to be informed about skin cancer prevention and follow it too. Even if you find any sudden changes in your skin, you should go to skin-cancer-expert without any delay. There are many skin cancer care clinics available, in NSW. And skin-cancer-experts provide best of the medical assistance right from skin-cancer-screening to skin-cancer-surgery or treatments.