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Skin Cancer Dr. Antrobus Louisiana

Skin Cancer Dr. Antrobus Louisiana

Stephen D.  Antrobus MD – PSC expert surgeon from Baton Rouge, LA discusses skin cancer and  how  to  best  avoid it.

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“Cancer is a scary thing.  How do we best  avoid getting skin cancer?”

Skin cancer prevention  recommendations has always recommended using a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher as one important part of a complete sun protection regimen.

Other tips include:

  • Seek the shade, especially between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M.
  • Do not burn.
  • Avoid tanning and UV tanning booths.
  • Use a sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day.
  • Apply 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of sunscreen to your entire body 30 minutes before going outside. Reapply every two hours.
  • Cover up with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.
  • Keep newborns out of the sun. Sunscreens should be used on babies over the age of six months.
  • Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.
  • See your physician every year for a professional skin exam.
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