What about sun exposure?

Avoidance of sun exposure before and after treatment is paramount. You should keep sun exposure to a minimum for 4 to 6 weeks prior to treatment. Sun block of at least 30SPF should be applied with any outdoor activity.

How can I prevent skin cancer?

Keep in mind that protective clothing, such as sun hats and long sleeves, can block out the sun's harmful rays. Also, lotions that contain sunscreens can protect the skin. Sunscreens are rated in strength according to a sun protection factor (SPF), which ranges from 2 to 30 or higher. Those rated 15 to 30 block…