Sunscreen: Questions patients ask
When shopping for sunscreen, your choices can feel overwhelming. Here’s what you can do to find a sunscreen that’s right for you.
To help you make informed decisions about your health, you'll find answers to common sunscreen questions that patients have been asking their dermatologists.
Sunscreen can reduce your risk of getting a sunburn, skin cancer, and even age spots and wrinkles, but many people don’t get these benefits. Are you? You’ll know how to after taking this quiz.
The AAD offers a wealth of information on sunscreen and sun safety. Find answers about SPF, sun exposure, and ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
Board-certified dermatologist Jennifer Powers, MD, FAAD, explains what ingredients to look for in sunscreen.