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F070 - Photoprotection

Saturday, February 17; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Describe the current regulation and future trends in sunscreens formulation
  • Evaluate the impact of sunscreens on skin cancer prevention and Vitamin D synthesis.
  • Discuss the role of nanotechnology in sunscreens formulation


Current understanding and novel innovations in photoprotection will be discussed by leading experts in the field. The session will help to debunk common misconceptions and highlight new innovations in sunscreen technology. It will also discuss new research focused on protection beyond UV radiation


  • Halpern, Allan C., MD: Caliber Imaging and Diagnostics Inc. – A(OB); Canfield Scientific, Inc. – C(OB); SciBASE – C(OB);
  • Lim, Henry W., MD: Estee Lauder – I(Grants/Research Funding); Ferndale Laboratories, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Incyte Corporation – I(Grants/Research Funding); Pierre Fabre Dermatologie – Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Unigen – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Nasir, Adnan, MD, PhD: Amgen – I(OB);
  • Rigel, Darrell S., MD: Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. – C(H); Beiersdorf, Inc. – A(H); Castle Biosciences – A(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Derm Tech International – A(H), C(H); Ferndale Laboratories, Inc. – C(H); Foamix – SH(SO); LEO Pharma, US – A(H); Myriad Genetics Inc – A(H); Novartis – A(H); Ortho Dermatologics – A(H); Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique US – A(H); SciBASE – C(H);
  • Wang, Steven Q., MD: Avon Products, Inc. – A(H); L'Oreal USA Inc. – A(H); Neutrogena Corporation – C(H);
Saturday, February 17
1:00 PM
Dr. Wang / Introduction
1:05 PM
Dr. Halpern / Keratinocyte carcinoma chemoprevention: nicotinamide and other agents
1:25 PM
Dr. Nasir / The impact of nanotechnology in photoprotection
1:45 PM
Dr. Wang / Debunking the common myths in sunscreens
2:05 PM
Dr. Lim / Photoprotection beyond UV spectrum
2:25 PM
Dr. Rigel / Does High SPF sunscreen offer better protection?
Event Details
  • Date
    Saturday, February 17
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 29B
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Steven Q. Wang, MD, FAAD
  • Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Allan C. Halpern, MD, FAAD
  • Darrell S. Rigel, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD - Handout