How to Help Prevent Melanoma While Working Outside
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook demonstrates the importance of sunscreen on the job site
- Apply sunscreen every two hours to any skin that will be exposed to the sun. Use SPF 30 or higher.
- Wear protective clothing to minimize skin exposure.
- If wearing a hat, be sure to apply sunscreen to ears.
- Keep a close eye on moles and visit a doctor regularly.
The protective clothing Roger demonstrated can be purchased at outdoor shops.
Expert assistance for this segment was provided by IMPACT Melanoma