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SkinVision is hiring!

Published 4 months ago, by Carl Lens

We're looking for new people to join our team in Amsterdam and tell the world about SkinVision. Is that you? Do you know them? SkinVision seeks: Business developer, Product lead, Community builder

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SkinVision is looking for a community builder

Published 5 months ago, by Carl Lens

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SkinVision’s view on science-based mobile health apps

Published over 1 year ago, by Roel Van Summeren

Recent US based research looked into the scientific aspects of mobile apps in the area of melanoma. Since science is at the core of SkinVision, we share our perspective on the importance of science and how it can contribute to better and more sustainable health systems around the world to fight the world’s fastest growing cancer.
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5 motivations why women check their skin. Where do you fit?

Published over 1 year ago, by Roel Van Summeren

Why women examine their skin. As straightforward as it may sound, so diverse it appears to be. Read about the 5 motivations for women to check their skin.

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Skin self-exams creates massive peace of mind according to SkinVision research

Published over 1 year ago, by Roel Van Summeren

According to SkinVision research, a massive 80% of 30 to 50 year old women with children living with them, indicate they have more piece of mind and feel more comfortable after taking a skin exam.
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Social media’s response to high number of skin cancer deaths in the Netherlands

Published over 1 year ago, by Roel Van Summeren

In the Netherlands, more people die of skin cancer than in other European countries. Also, the growth of skin cancer is increasing at a faster rate according to Eurostat, a databank of the European Union.
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SkinVision ranks #1 in the Health & Fitness category of App Stores in 8 countries

Published over 1 year ago, by Roel Van Summeren

A snapshot of yesterday’s app store rankings shows SkinVision on pole position in 8 countries and a top 5 ranking in 15 other countries.

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Ultraviolent light: This is your skin on UV

Published over 1 year ago, by Roel Van Summeren

Up to 90% of the skin damage attributed to aging is, in fact, caused by UVA and UVB, the evil twins of ultraviolet (UV) light. Sunlight contains several types of UV, most of which is absorbed by the earth's atmosphere. the majority of UV radiation which reaches the earth's surface, up to 95%, is UVA, with the remainder being made up of by UVB.
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6 steps to skin damage

Published over 1 year ago, by Mircea Popa

There may be nothing new under the sun, but the level of UVB radiation reaching us from the sun is new every day. UVB causes tanning and sunburn as well as being responsible for freckles, age spots, moles and ultimately skin cancers such as deadly melanomas. While UVA levels remain constant in all environmental conditions, UVB levels vary according to the circumstances. Here are 6 steps to sun damage. 
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