Tips To Prevent Skin Cancer This Summer

Skin cancer is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when abnormal cells in the skin multiply uncontrollably. It primarily results from exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning beds. Skin cancer comes in different forms, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. While it can affect anyone, those with fair skin, a history of sunburns, or a family history of skin cancer are at higher risk.

When seeking expert care, Dr. Indira Misra-Higgins' wealth of knowledge and expertise make her an ideal choice for anyone with skin cancer concerns. Whether you've noticed suspicious spots or want a routine check-up, Dr. Misra-Higgins at Beverly Hills Skin Care Institute in Beverly Hills, MI, can provide thorough examinations, accurate diagnoses, and personalized treatment plans. Don't delay - prioritize your skin health, and book an appointment today.

Tips To Prevent Skin Cancer This Summer

As the sun graces us with its warm embrace this summer, take proactive steps to protect our skin and prevent the devastating effects of skin cancer in Beverly Hills, MI.

  • Embrace the power of shade: seek shelter under wide-brimmed hats, umbrellas, or the natural shade of trees.
  • Slather on sunscreen armor with an SPF of 30 or higher, ensuring thorough coverage on all exposed skin.
  • Reapply every two hours after swimming or sweating. Dress smartly in lightweight, tightly woven clothing that covers your arms and legs, minimizing sun exposure.

Seek solace indoors during peak hours, typically between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when the sun's rays are strongest. Show your peepers some love by sporting sunglasses with 100% UV protection. Finally, don't forget those often-neglected areas: protect your lips with a broad-spectrum lip balm. By incorporating these simple yet vital measures into your summer routine, you can bask in the sun's radiance with peace of mind, knowing you're safeguarding your skin's health and preserving your glowing vitality.

Skin Concerns? Schedule Your Appointment

If you notice unusual changes in your skin, schedule an appointment with our dermatologist promptly. Don't delay if you spot new moles or growths, experience changes in color, shape, or size of existing moles, or notice any itching, bleeding, or pain. Trust your instincts and seek expert advice. Remember, early detection is crucial to successfully treat skin cancer.

Our dermatologist is your best ally in assessing your concerns, providing accurate diagnoses, and recommending appropriate treatment options. So, whether it's a suspicious spot that's been bothering you or you want peace of mind, don't hesitate to pick up the phone and book that appointment. Your skin's health is significant. Dr. Indira Misra-Higgins can help keep it in check.

Please explore our website to learn more about the conditions we treat and the services provided. To learn more about laser skin cancer prevention in Beverly Hills, MI, or to make an appointment with Dr. Misra-Higgins at the Beverly Hills Skin Care Institute, call (248) 723-5802.

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