Summertime Skincare from a Dermatology PA-C

Ah, summertime. School is out and the living's easy. That is, until you finish school and you're working full time. Wait, when did I become an adult?

Although the summer months are typically a time to show more skin while we enjoy fun in the sun, it's important that we don't forget to protect it as much as possible.

Although I am now an adult working a full-time job and summer vacation is no longer etched onto my calendar, I can't help but think of the summer months in the same way that I used to. I grew up in Florida, so beach trips were frequent. I am thankful that my mother encouraged us to wear our sunscreen. I had a patient in her twenties develop skin cancer on her face that required a surgical excision. Nobody wants that!

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