Research has uncovered that people who use tanning salons before the age of 35 have a 75% increase in their chances of developing melanoma.  Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one million skin cancers are diagnosed every year in the U.S. and most of them are sun-related.

At Garlich Facial Plastics, we perform skin cancer reconstruction for many patients.  Finding skin cancer early and treating it effectively is important, but it is vital to know what are some of the causes of skin cancer.

Read more about doctors urging indoor tanning ban for minors and start making smart decisions today when it comes to the health of your skin so that you are able to avoid skin cancer reconstructive surgery.