At Solbari, we believe that prevention is the best cure. According to medical experts, this is particularly true when it comes to skin cancer and melanoma.
Sun exposure has been identified as the cause of 95% to 99% of skin cancers in Australia. Using sun protective measures is recommended when the ultraviolet (UV) index is 3 or higher.
Remember that heat is not equal to UV. Even on cooler sunny days, the UV can still be strong and sun protection is recommended.
When it comes to detecting a skin cancer, as Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon from theSkin & Cancer Foundation Inc. says, "the earlier a skin cancer is identified and treated, the better the chance of avoiding surgery, or in the case of a serious melanoma or skin cancer, potential disfigurement or even death."
The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc., recommend you develop a regular habit of checking your skin for new spots and changes to existing moles or freckles.
If you require more information about skin cancer prevention, please don't hesitate to contact us directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you. Alternatively, please visit our website for information about our UPF50+ products.
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The Solbari Team
This blog is for information purposes only, always consult your medical professional
Many of us see the ultraviolet (UV) index on weather reports and read about UV alerts at particular times of the day. But do you know what it actually means and how it affects you?
There are two main types of UV rays and both cause damage to skin cells. Ultraviolet light is a form of radiation invisible to the human eye. Ultraviolet wavelengths of sunlight are made up of UVB, which has shorter wavelengths and higher energy, and UVA, which has longer wavelengths and lower energy.