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Skin Cancer: Prevent & Treat

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.

Dr. Bobby Buka

This video features Dr. Bobby Buka. Dr. Bobby Buka is a Section Chief at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Buka is also a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology & Society for Pediatric Dermatology

Duration: 04:47.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Holly Atkinson, Dr. Supriya Jain, Dr. Mera Goodman . Review date: November 27, 2014
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