If you’ve ever had a sunburn, you know they’re sensitive and painful—unfortunately, that’s not the worst of it. Sunburns are a sign of skin damage, and over time, they increase your odds of skin cancer. For Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we’re helping you recognize the types of sunburns, understand the risks, and stop them before they start.
Types of sunburns:
- SILENT + DEADLY
- FIRST-DEGREE BURN
- SECOND-DEGREE BURN
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70 and is the MOST COMMON cancer in the United States. Research even suggests that regular sunscreen can in fact reduce melanoma risk.
Avoiding a sunburn is EASY AS wearing protective clothingand slathering on sunscreen.(Don’t forget, our favorite skincare brands are 25% off this month!)If you’re concerned about your sun sensitivity or you have any questionsabout skin damage, just make an appointment.
Schedule your in-clinic or TeleDerm visit today!