Dysplastic Nevi or “Ugly Ducklings” ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ”

We’ve talked about the Ugly Duckling Method ย of checking your moles – that if one mole is different from the rest of your moles, it’s worth having the mole checked by your doctor. ย However it’s important to remember that abnormal moles, which may even meet with ABCDE criteria, do not always equal Melanoma. Atypical moles… Continue reading Dysplastic Nevi or “Ugly Ducklings” ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿ”

A Tan is Your Body Trying to Protect Itself

“Tans form as a result of damage to the skin by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. When our skin is exposed to the sun we begin to produce melatonin, a dark pigment, to act as a protective layer. This pigment is known as a tan, but is really displaying that your body is trying to protect itself… Continue reading A Tan is Your Body Trying to Protect Itself