Ophthalmology

Shield your eyes from summer sun

You probably slather on sunscreen to protect your skin, but your eyes need protection from the sun's rays, too.

Oncology & Cancer

Video: Men need to take melanoma seriously

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce the pigment in your skin that gives it color. It most often occurs on skin that is exposed to the sun, but can develop in your eyes and, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Sun protection misinformation still common

Many U.S. adults misunderstand how to protect themselves from the sun to reduce their risk of skin cancer, according to a survey released by the American Academy of Dermatology.

Health

Shining a light on sunscreens

(HealthDay)—Sunscreen isn't just for pool gatherings and beach outings: Using sunscreen every day could reduce your risk of skin cancer, experts say.

Medical research

Many Americans confused about sunscreens

Many Americans are confused about the proper application of sunscreen and about its sun protection factor (SPF), the American Academy of Dermatology says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sunburns severe enough to warrant admission described

(HealthDay)—Sunburns severe enough to warrant admission to a specialist burn service are described in a research letter published online May 12 in JAMA Dermatology.

Health

The skinny on wrinkle-free skin

Wrinkles may be a natural part of getting older, but you can slow your skin's aging with changes to your lifestyle and environment, a skin expert says.

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