Does the sun speed up the skin's ageing? Read on to learn about the sun's ageing effects on our skin, and how you can prevent and treat solar-damage skin.
Topical field treatments treat sun damage, reduce skin cancer risk and treat superficial skin cancers, sun spots and more, for sun-damaged & sun-aged skin.
It’s a question we are asked quite regularly at Skin Repair Skin Cancer Clinic and, for some people, it may seem logical that large areas of skin covered in dark ink could be protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays. However, the simple, truthful answer is no, your tattoos do not reduce your risk of [...]
With the cooler months upon us, it can be tempting to rug up in our North Queensland-style winter woollies and ignore the sun damaged skin that hides beneath. But while you may not be seeing your sun damage right now, it is still there and now is the perfect time to reverse some of the [...]
Self skin checks play a vital role in the early detection and treatment of skin cancer. Depending on your risk factor for skin cancer, you should aim to conduct your own at-home skin checks between twice and 12-times per year. Inspecting your skin regularly in this way will help you notice changes to your skin [...]
There is often a lot of speculation about alternative therapies and their place in treating various medical conditions. For skin cancer, one of the most prominent alternative therapies is Black Salve, commonly marketed as Cansema. The Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA) prohibited the sale of Black Salve in Australia in 2012 due to a lack of [...]
Non-melanoma skin cancer (also now know as keratinocyte cancer) causes 560 deaths in Australia each year. Responsible for approximately 939,000 treatments per annum, Kerotinocyte Cancer cost Australian tax-payers approximately $703 million in diagnosis, treatment and pathology services in 2015 alone. Invited by the Cancer Council of Australia to be on the working party that would [...]
Did you know that there’s now an effective way to remove innocent moles, skin tags and unwanted raised blemishes without the need for sutures and with little-to-no scarring? If you have raised spots that undermine your self-confidence or catch on your clothing, you might like to consider removing them using Radiofrequency ablation. What is Radiofrequency [...]
Being vigilant about skin cancer is vital to timely detection and treatment, particularly in North Queensland. Regular self-checks for new or changing moles and sunspots is an easy way to stay on top of your skin health between more comprehensive medical checks. So what exactly should you be looking for?Any spot or lesion that concerns [...]
You don’t have to put up with acne and acne scarring. Often people are told ‘you’ll grow out of it’, only to find their acne and the scars it has caused last long into adulthood. Acne and acne scarring can have a significant negative impact on self-confidence that reaches into every aspect of a person’s [...]