“Everyone should be mindful of the sun at all times,” said Mrs Charest.
“If any new lesions seem suspicious or seem an abnormal shape or colour please seek advice with no delay as this could be a malignant melanoma a form of skin cancer which can be life threatening if not detected in the early stage.”
When it comes to warning signs on the skin indicating something a blemish may be more serious, Mrs Charest advised: “Be vigilant with any changes in size, shape, colour or elevation of a spot on your skin, or any new symptom in it, such as bleeding, itching or crusting which may be a warning sign of melanoma.”
When it comes to reducing the risk of sun damage and what ingredients a person can use, Mrs Charest said: “You can use active ingredients to reverse the damage or help correct the damage caused.
“This includes products which contain vitamin C, Tretinoin and glycolic acid.”
Source Daily Express :: Health Feed