It is crucial to catch skin cancer early. You should consult a dermatologist regularly and keep an eye on your moles and all skin lesions. Dermatologists have developed a visual system to help you identify suspect moles.
There are two types of UV: UVB and UVA. UVB usually leads to visible burns and UVA rarely burns, but it still is associated with skin aging, cancer risk, and other UV-triggered immune reactions.
Intuition about UV light levels is often wrong. Without measuring UV exposure, you must always be extremely cautious to minimize your UV exposure.
But now, there is a new solution.
Funded by the Department of Health and developed at Weill-Cornell Medicine, Shade provides you with clinical limits of UV exposure, and a scientific-grade sensor to ensure you do not go over these limits.