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In case you haven’t been paying attention, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month andÂ UVÂ exposureÂ is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer.Â According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70, and actinic keratosis (known as AKs) is the most common precancer that affects more than 58M of us.
A new study published in JAMA on May 6th shows the chemicals found in sunscreen get absorbed into the bloodstream and has consumers and some physicians questioning the safety of SPF. Researchers looked at 4 ingredients; specifically
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Dermatologist Sue Ann Wee, MD, of Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York City, doesnâ€™t just see crowâ€™s feet, deflated lips or dull skin tone when she meets with a new or returning patient. Instead she hones in on the big picture.
Rather than filling this, plumping that or smoothing this, Dr. Wee may do all or some of the above to achieve a natural, subtle result. Her holistic or global approach to facial rejuvenation typically involves combining a multitude of different techniques and technologies to refresh, rejuvenate and recharge aging skin.
Dr. Wee earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her medical degree from Stanford Medical School in Stanford