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How long do the effects last?

New wrinkles occur over time as a result of ageing and sun damage. Therefore care should be taken to wear sun block to reduce further sun damage. Wrinkles cannot be stopped from occurring, however the collagen stimulation by the laser should help slow the appearance of new wrinkles.

How can skin cancer be prevented?

Whenever possible, people should avoid exposure to the midday sun (from 10AM to 2PM). 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.

What should I do after I have had my skin cancer treated?

Even though most skin cancers are cured, people who have been treated for skin cancer have a higher-than-average risk of developing a new cancer of the skin. That is why it is so important that you continue to examine yourself regularly, to visit your doctor for regular checkups, and to follow your doctor's instructions on…