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Folks here at Citi Field in Queens may have another reason to protect themselves in the hot sun the doctors are now warning is this.
Too much sun exposure to give your skin cancer give -- skin cancer on your eyeballs.
They say that cancer of the eyeball is rare but that it can strike without any warning no specific risk factors at all.
Joining us now is doctor -- to court.
To -- it's pretty safe doctor -- -- -- I was close but general internists affiliated with the NYU medical -- I consider him Lenox Hill Hospital right here in tiny town.
I think cancer on your eyeballs that that's real.
It really is isn't it frightening.
I mean when you just think about it I mean I think -- just keeping my eyes -- for the rest of oil -- Well you know what even if he did and still -- arrests now there's no doubt about the fact that sign.
For especially early sun exposure in youth.
Is -- risk factor but there -- some people that can develop cancer of the guy that really have no obvious risk factors.
Now we're talking about okay different tell a story there.
We're talking about -- -- yeah there's a satellite delay it's very annoying you just keep talking.
OK there are two different types of cancer there's inter ocular and extra ocular.
-- intra ocular means that are really starts within the eyeball.
And it can appear in this Valero which is a white part of BI the -- high that would this superficial part of your eyes and a -- -- which -- -- -- -- RI.
And the two -- -- cancer second -- there it's typically melanoma.
Or -- Thelma so the two of those could be very serious and melanoma is known to be -- very aggressive tumor shaft and it can spread to other little ideal body from getting it.
Well what -- that you have to do is constantly aware sun screen.
And protect your children and starting at a very young age and protective eyewear is also very important.
You really need to Wear.
Sunglasses and and children should start doing this at a very very young age.
-- acidic notice that's good advice the last thing I need is cancers -- it's nice to see you thank you and I hope you're wearing guys' -- he laid out there.
No I'm not but I have Craig holding up a -- blaster it's it's it's the next best thing to being there.
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