We all know excessive sun exposure isn’t healthy and can lead to skin cancer. No-one can hide from skin cancer. Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate.
Skin cancer can occur on any part of the body, even where the sun don’t shine!
However many of us can be complacent with the use of sunscreen and other UV protective measures because we can’t see any of the negative effects of their sun exposure.
The Wood’s Lamp exposes skin surface and subsurface conditions. This includes hyper-pigmentation and UV damage which are generally invisible in normal lighting conditions.
Work Health Professionals can include the use of the Wood’s Lamp in your onsite skin cancer screening program. Just ask us for more info!
It basically exposes sun damage that hasn’t revealed itself yet.
It is a great educational tool to highlight the importance of using UV protective measures at home and in the workplace.
Watch this fascinating video to see just how the sun sees us!