June 15, 2016Sunscreen and Sun Protection

Keep the guy you love sun safe and healthy with these hot tips!

The Facts:

MEN are about two times more likely than women to develop skin cancer.

WOMEN are more likely to check their own skin for potential irregularities and are more likely to visit their doctor for skin screens to detect skin cancer.

In my practice, I have repeatedly detected melanoma in male patients who have come to my office at the urging of their wives who spotted a suspicious mole!!

With Father’s Day fresh in our minds and hearts, I wanted to empower my ladies with the key tips I shared on GMA to keep the guy you love sun safe and healthy:

Video 1: Detecting the Warning Signs of Melanoma

Starting at 3:19, I review the “A, B, C, D, and Es” for EARLY DETECTION of melanoma. Early detection is critical for the best possible outcome.

Video 2: Understanding Sunscreen

Starting at 2:15, I discuss how to properly apply sunscreen and what SPF really stands for! What you see will definitely surprise you!

These tips will help guide you over the warm summer months!! Enjoy the beautiful weather and Happy Father’s Day!

xoxo,

Dr. Whitney