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How to Avoid Common Sunscreen Mistakes
(PHOENIX)– 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:
Skin Cancer Facts
Main Types of Skin Cancer
Basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas are most often found on parts of the body exposed to the sun like the head and neck. Melanomas can also start on the neck and face and is more common on the chest and back in men and legs in women.
All three types of skin cancers can usually be cured if caught in the early stages.
Sources: American Academy of Dermatology and American Cancer Society.
About Affiliated Dermatology
Created in Arizona, Affiliated Dermatology is led by Arizona physicians dedicated to Arizona patients. Founded in July 2002 by Dr. Richard L. Averitte, Jr., Affiliated Dermatology has grown to eight locations providing skin cancer prevention and treatment, medical and aesthetic dermatology services, and allergy testing. In 2011, Affiliated Dermatology created a residency program to train the next generation of healthcare professionals to help meet Arizona’s increased demand. In addition, Affiliated Dermatology has its own, in-house CLIA certified and CAP accredited laboratory. Dr. Averitte also established the Arizona Skin Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing financial aid to people with skin cancer who cannot afford treatment. www.affderm.com