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Research shows that if you’re diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer between the ages of 45 to 59, your risk for any other type of cancer goes up by 74%.
Although there are many anti-aging skin products on the market, the most effective anti-aging preventative is sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB. UVA causes skin aging, UVB causes sunburn, and both cause skin cancer. Covering up and avoiding the midday sun are also important.
There is persuasive evidence that UVA is an important driver of UV radiation-mediated sun damage to the skin, but many sunscreens are biased toward protection against UVB.
The eyelid area is a common area for non-melanoma skin cancers, such as basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, accounting for about 5-10% of all skin cancers.
One in ten infants are born with a vascular birthmark every year. Ninety percent will resolve spontaneously, but the other 10% require early diagnosis and treatment to prevent permanent disfigurement and other medical problems.
A recent survey of psoriasis patients world wide revealed that 84% of patient face discrimination and humiliation. However, new therapies are available that can result in clear or almost clear skin.
While it’s important that we indulge in these luxurious treatments, we must proceed with caution.
The Leaf Patient Monitoring System is a new, wearable, wireless technology offers the first breakthrough in the prevention of pressure ulcers in decades.
All sedentary patients are vulnerable, but the elderly and patients whose skin condition has been compromised are especially at risk.