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by Dr Sivanie Sewell
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on skin cancer/moles
Topic: Sun damage
Replies: 1
Views: 2008

Re: Sun damage

Hi, Lots of great questions in this clinic :) Sun damage can occur through glass throughout the year, even in winter and not just during summer. UVA can penetrate through cloud and glass even on an overcast day. Hence it is important to use a sunscreen with adequate UVA protection (minimum of 4 or 5...
by Dr Sivanie Sewell
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on skin cancer/moles
Topic: Sunscreen
Replies: 2
Views: 2634

Re: Sunscreen

Hi, Thanks for your questions. I recommend wearing a sunscreen with spf 30 or 50 (50 particularly if the UV index is high) with UVA protection on a daily basis in the UK. Studies have shown that consistently people typically apply only a quarter to a third of sunscreen which is needed to obtain the ...
by Dr Sivanie Sewell
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on skin cancer/moles
Topic: Mole Check
Replies: 1
Views: 583

Re: Mole Check

Hi, Thanks for your question. Keeping an eye on one's skin and moles can feel like quite a daunting thing, especially when you first start doing this. However, over time you will become more confident. Everyone should self examine their skin on a monthly basis- looking for any changes to existing mo...
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