Things to Know About Protecting Burn Injured Skin from the Sun
Warm weather brings many opportunities for outdoor activities and fun in the sun. For burn survivors, taking steps to protect yourself from the potentially damaging effects of the sun begins with information.
Knowing more about the relationship between burns, scarring, and the sun’s rays can empower you to make good choices without missing out on all the outdoor fun. Things to know include how burns impact skin color, the re-pigmentation process, and how the sun can negatively impact these ongoing healing processes. For burn patients, being extra cautious and following the care steps for sun exposure will help make sure that sunny days are something you can still enjoy.