Skin cancer – Can we spot it?

Skin cancer – Can we spot it?

BLOG Skin cancer, nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) and cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM), is the most frequent cancer worldwide. Prevention is possible as it is amenable to early detection and diagnosis in first stages potentially reduce morbidity and mortality. We all...
Photo-types I to III: Fitzpatrick scale and risk rates

Photo-types I to III: Fitzpatrick scale and risk rates

BLOG Photo-types classification describes how sensitive you are to sunburns and related risk of skin damages and skin cancer. The classification is based on Fitzpatrick scale first developed by Thomas Fitzpatrick in mid-seventies at The Harvard Medical School. The...
How you rank in photoaging?

How you rank in photoaging?

BLOG The middle layer of our skin, the dermis, contains collagen, elastin and other fibers that support our skin structure; UV radiations (UVA and UVB) cause damages to these elements and trigger photoaging. Exposure to ultraviolet light (either UVA or UVB rays) from...