The incidence of skin cancer has increased by 38 percent in the past four years, says the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. Therefore, the College of Pharmacists of Malaga has published a Decalogue of tips to protect yourself from the sun in summer.
Manuel García, member of Dermopharmacy COF Malaga, urging people to use solar light stabilizers, because “in the summer months radiation is very high and exposed parts are damaged, although not perceptible to the naked eye”. Therefore, he says, sunscreens must be matched to the skin type. In addition to stressing the importance of protection “in the early ages.” Still, it concludes that prevent the sun from 12:00 to 17:00, “ultraviolet radiation received by the body is reduced by 60 percent.”
Among the various recommendations which includes the Ten Commandments are to consult the UV index before sun exposure; apply the cream abundantly and repeatedly or protect sensitive areas such as the bald, hands or ears. In this regard, he insists on seeing a specialist if they appear spots on the body and change their appearance.