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Photoprotection – Protecting our skin from the sun!

Why do we need photoprotection? Photoprotection is required to reduce ultraviolet (UV) radiation induced skin damage, photo-aging and skin cancers. Photoprotection includes sunscreens, clothing, hats and sunglasses. What is UV radiation? UV radiation affects the skin by causing ageing, sunburns, precancerous lesions, cancerous lesions and immunosuppression. There are 3 types of UVA radiation: UVC, UVB and UVA. UVA is associated …

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Photoprotection – Protecting our skin from the sun!

What happens when you go to the Dermatologist?

  Patients are often shocked when they come to see a Dermatologist and a full-skin examination is required. To help you make the most of your consultation, here are a few tips. A full skin examination performed by a Dermatologist is a great opportunity and should be availed of at your appointment. The exam itself is usually very brief, taking …

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What happens when you go to the Dermatologist?

Breastfeeding Newborns – The Simple Yet Essential Questions

Breastfeeding is supposed be a very natural thing. You would think that some sort of instinct would kick in, and that it really would be something everyone would be able to do. For whatever reason, this is not always the case and it definitely was not something that I found particularly easy. Perhaps because our lives have changed so much, …

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Breastfeeding Newborns – The Simple Yet Essential Questions
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