Summer Tips for UV Safety Awareness in July

The month of July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and here at Affiliated Dermatology, we want to share the best tips and tricks to keep you safe from UV harm. UV safety should be a priority for people who work outside, play sports, do outdoor activities, or spend any time at all in the sun. Therefore, it should be important to everyone!

How to Turn 6 Summer Cons into Pros

In addition to premature skin aging, exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is associated with approximately 65% of melanoma cases and 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers, including basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

How to Avoid Common Sunscreen Mistakes

It’s the most important product you can put on your skin and too many people aren’t applying it correctly. Sunscreen can help prevent skin cancer, sunburns and premature skin aging but only if used properly. The experts at Affiliated Dermatology want you to avoid the most common sunscreen mistakes:

What is a Margarita Rash?

Dreaming about celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a lime margarita by the pool? If you’re not careful, you might end up with more than just a hangover—you could develop a nasty rash. When life hands you limes, don’t squeeze them outdoors.

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