Smart Skincare: Four Essential Sun Protection Strategies

Posted on September 28th, 2017 by Dr. William Franckle

Sun damage not only creates signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles, it also significantly increases your risk for skin cancer. Fortunately, both aging-related changes to the skin and skin cancer are largely preventable by taking measures to protect yourself from the sun’s rays. Here are four sun-related skin care tips to try. Woman in a sunhat on the beach

1. Apply sunscreen daily.

While many of us only apply sunscreen when we’ll be spending significant time outdoors, it is important to wear sunscreen every day for maximum protection from sun damage. If you’ll be outside for longer than 15 minutes, make sure to apply sunscreen of at least SPF 30 on your face and any exposed areas of the body.

2. Apply sunscreen correctly.

Just slapping on sunscreen haphazardly isn’t enough. For ideal protection from sun damage, you should apply your sunscreen at least 30 minutes before going outside and reapply every two hours, or more often if you get wet. You’ll need to use about a shot glass full of lotion to cover exposed skin sufficiently. Don’t forget often-overlooked areas like the ears, lips, face, and backs of hands. If you wear makeup, apply sunscreen underneath.

3. Check your watch.

Avoid spending substantial time in the sun during the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when damage-causing UVA and UVB rays are the strongest. When you are outside midday, try to stay in the shade or under an umbrella as much as possible.

4. Choose clothing wisely.

The right outfit will not only make you look great, but also provide ample sun protection. Look for tightly-woven cotton clothing in a dark color for maximum blockage from the sun’s rays. Your clothes should also cover the largest area of skin possible, so wear long pants and a long-sleeved shirt, and don’t forget a wide-brimmed hat to cover your face and neck. Sunglasses that offer UV protection for your eyes are a must. Also remember that if clothing gets wet, it doesn’t provide as much protection as when the fabric is dry.

By following these steps, you can prevent sun damage, keep your skin looking young and healthy, and help lower your risk for skin cancer. At our office, we suggest investing in a great everyday sunscreen for your body and one for your face. Skinbetter Science® offers a wide variety of options to easily fit into our daily routines. Feel free to shop our online store or call the office to discuss what is best for your skin.

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👃🏻For more results check out the before and after gallery through the link in our bio, and while you’re there don’t forget to book your appointment! ⁠


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Body contouring procedures can help address a combination of upper and lower body areas based on each patients’ aesthetic goals. William Franckle, MD, FACS can help you find your inner confidence with a custom body contouring solution. Learn more about common procedures. overall health goals, and outcome expectations.⁠

Call us to schedule your consultation today!⁠


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Gynecomastia is the medical term for enlarged breasts in men. Approximately 15 million males in the United States experience gynecomastia at any given time. It can be found in either one breast or both, and it can sometimes cause a noticeable imbalance in the size of the breasts. Though it is often a painless condition, men who suffer from it may experience feelings of embarrassment or shyness.⁠


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Body after Baby🤱🏼❗️⁠

Childbirth is a truly miraculous event, and you shouldn’t have to settle for a physique you find unsatisfying. With the Mommy Makeover, South Jersey and surrounding area moms can fight the physical effects of motherhood and shift their focus to the more magical elements of parenthood. ⁠

As with any invasive procedure, it is absolutely paramount that the patient be otherwise healthy before undergoing surgery. Dr. Franckle also advises that patients stop smoking prior to surgery to promote proper healing and recovery. It is also necessary to allow your body ample time to heal after childbirth before undergoing major surgery.⁠


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Fact: A facelift can reposition tissue and address the neck area in ways fillers cannot. However, fillers are excellent for adding lost facial volume and giving a boost to your skin. They’re a great short-term, nonsurgical way to fight the signs of aging. If you’re unsure about committing to a facelift, give facial fillers a try.⁠


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❗️Rhinoplasty results 👃🏻⁠


To see additional photos of our rhinoplasty patients, please schedule your personal consultation at the link in our bio.⁠



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William Franckle, MD, FACS offers advanced plastic surgery and non-surgical cosmetic treatments in New Jersey. All consultations and MedSpa services, including injectables, are held privately at our Voorhees clinic. Surgical procedures are performed at the Virtua Center for Surgery in Sewell under the care of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Franckle.

Contact our team today to learn more about our services and find the right one for you.

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