Can You Get Skin Cancer on Your Eyelids? Yes! Do Not Forget the Sunscreen

Can You Get Skin Cancer on Your Eyelids? Yes! Do Not Forget the Sunscreen

The eyelids are the thinnest skin on the human body, less than 1 millimeter thick. Due to this, the eyelids are particularly vulnerable to UV rays from the sun. Five to 10 percent of reported cases of skin cancer occurs on eyelids. According to a study published on April 3, 2019, in PLOS One, it […]

Sunscreen Labels Confuse Consumers

Sunscreen Labels Confuse Consumers

Sunscreen labels confuse consumers. In a recent study, JAMA Dermatology documented  research  performed at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, which brought awareness to the number of people who lack sunscreen knowledge. Of the 114 people in the study, 23 percent were knowledgeable of the sun protection factor (SPF) that would provide a shield for sunburns. This […]

Most Sunscreens Not That Effective, but Better Than Going Bare

Most Sunscreens Not That Effective, but Better Than Going Bare

Way less than half of adults going out in the sun for a while bother with sunscreen. For those patting themselves on the back because they do use sunscreen, odds are the one being used does not work adequately. New research shows that most of the sunscreens on the market today are not as effective […]

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