Diary of a reformed sun seeker Let me start by saying, I have never been diagnosed with skin cancer. And in fairness to the sun, as a native Floridian and young adult I worshiped those golden rays constantly. Long beach...
- You are a survivor. You've overcome some kind of challenge that changed you. So, how will you retain the life lessons learned?
So you think you don't need to wear sunscreen, eh? Here's SEVEN REASONS given to Dermatology Specialists and why they're common misconceptions. Working as a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner I am given numerous reasons why patients don't wear sunscreen despite being told...
- I started getting small dark spots under my eyes, on my cheeks, as well as on my shoulders and arms. Being in my mid-twenties at this point, I was terrified of damaging my skin for the rest of my life. Not to mention, that voice in my head saying, this is one step away from something serious.
- After being diagnosed with melanoma in 2015, I thought my love for the outdoors and sunshine was over.
- When we moved to the USA in 2017 I was shocked to discover the lack of understanding and awareness of the need to protect your skin against the harmful effects of the sun.