In this video, Dr. Bobby Buka explains how to keep your skin protected at all times. There are many ways to prevent skin cancer. It is important to know the peak hours of the day that the sun's ultra violet light is at the highest. Applying water proof sunscreen every two hours will help reduce your risk of sunburn. Also, protective clothing like tightly woven fabrics and darker colors will also help you prevent skin cancer and sun damage. The most harmful sun exposures occur before the age of 18, so remember to teach your children healthy habits. Dr. Bobby Buka also explains how to spot unusual moles and freckles, different types of skin cancers, and the multiple ways one can treat skin cancer.
Reviewed October 2014-February 2015
Video 1: Metastatic Melanoma (lives in a different section of website than skin cancer, markets Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
Video 2: What is skin cancer?
Video 3: Skin Cancer: Prevent and Treat
Video 4: How to do a skin self exam
Video 5: Why do a self skin exam?
Video 6: True Life Story Melanoma
Note: These are all the sources used for every video in this series, not every source listed was used in this specific video.