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Skin Cancer, Skin Care, Sun Damage

Sun protection whilst skiing

Most people don’t realise they are at greater risk of UV damage while skiing than when on the beach. On the slopes, the skin is exposed to high levels of UV light, absorbing both the direct UV rays from the sun and the UV rays reflected off the snow. Reasons why UV damage is greater There are two main reasons…
by Dr. Conal Perrett
Post on January 4, 2016

MOHS Microsurgery, Mole Checks, Skin Cancer, Sun Damage

Survey finds people don’t know much about skin cancer

A major survey by the British Association of Dermatologists reveals that only one person in 25 checks their skin for signs of skin cancer once a month. Checking is recommended every four weeks to spot any skin cancers as soon as possible so they can be treated promptly. “The survey also found that most people are generally not aware of what…
by Dr. Conal Perrett
Post on May 15, 2015

Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Sun Damage

Holiday sun linked to skin cancer risk

More than 5,700 people in the UK aged 65 and over are now being diagnosed every year with malignant melanoma – the most serious form of skin cancer – compared to only 600 in the middle of the 1970s. Although all age groups are showing an increase, the rise is the most dramatic in this older age group. Dr Conal…
by Dr. Conal Perrett
Post on April 10, 2015

Skin ageing, Skin Cancer, Sun Damage

Skin cancer – cutting your risk

As a Consultant Dermatologist and specialist Dermatological Surgeon, Dr Conal Perrett treats many cases of skin cancer each year. Most are the common basal cell carcinomas, which grow slowly and can be treated successfully. Other types of skin cancer can, however, be more aggressive. Dr Perrett supports Sun Awareness Week 5-11 May 2014, an event set up by The British…
by Dr. Conal Perrett
Post on June 24, 2014

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