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Can Solar Tinting Help Prevent Skin Cancer?


Protecting yourself from the Sun’s ultraviolet rays with window tinting is increasingly crucial as the weather gets warmer.

Absolutely it can. With Spring upon us and Summer close on its heels, the Sun is starting to regain its prominence in all of our lives. When that happens, it’s smart to think about the damage it can do, and how we can all work to prevent Sun-related skin damage.

When it comes to our health and protecting ourselves from harm, we usually think of damage that can be done to our inner organs and bones. How often do we think about protecting our skin, especially when we are inside? Did you know that every day your skin is being subjected to harmful ultraviolet rays that can cause damage over a long period time? One serious result of constant exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays produced by the sun is skin cancer.

Skin cancer occurs when damage to skin cells causes growths of abnormal cells such as mutations and genetic defects. This then causes the cells to multiply at a rapid pace which cause malignant tumors to form. Currently in the United States, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer that affects over two million people. The current statistic given by the Skin Cancer Foundation is that 1 in 5 Americans will develop this form of cancer during their lifetime. While skin cancer is one of the easiest forms of cancers to diagnose and treat, it can still be deadly. Another scary statistic from the Skin Cancer Foundation is that one person dies of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, about every hour.

The Vital Need to Protect Yourself From Sun Damage Using Solar Tinting

There are plenty of ways to help protect your skin from UV rays, including installing window films from American Solar Tinting. When you’re in a sunlit room that has window film, you reduce your exposure to the Sun dramatically. Limiting your time in the sun is extremely helpful and wearing sunblock whenever going out is beneficial. During the summer months, swimming is an almost daily activity for some individuals. If you are going to be spending time in water while being out in the sun, or even sweating consistently, make sure to reapply sunblock to protect your skin.

American Solar Tinting is a leading name in the window and glass tinting and film industry currently, and specializes in the installation and maintenance of window tints and films that help block UV rays without hindering natural sunlight. With 5 convenient locations, sun protection is easy with American Solar Tinting.

To get started with the installation of UV blocking window films, call American Solar Tinting at 1.800.969.0100 or visit our contact page.

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American Solar Tinting, Inc.
5917 Liberty Road Baltimore, Maryland 21207
Phone: (800) 969-0100