Sunscreen Alert: 6 Ways to Avoid Getting Burned

July 27, 2015

These slides summarize the latest sun safety dos and don’ts, providing the most sound and sensible patient education recommendations under the sun.

Exposure to ultraviolet radiation is the most preventable risk factor for all types of skin cancer. But most Americans do not regularly use sunscreen to protect themselves from these damaging rays.The watchdog Environmental Work Group has published its EWG’s Sunscreen Guide for 2015 with updated and revised sunscreen facts, figures, and recommendations, and various other organizations have provided their own tips and caveats.These slides summarize the latest sun safety dos and don’ts, providing the most sound and sensible patient education recommendations under the sun. LINKShttp://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/pdf/sunscreen4sunday.pdfhttp://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150519091129.htmhttps://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/health-and-beauty/general-skin-care/sun-protection/how-to-apply-sunscreenhttp://www.ewg.org/2015sunscreen/report/8-little-known-facts-about-sunscreens/http://www.ewg.org/2015sunscreen/report/whats-wrong-with-high-spf/http://tanresponsibly.com/sunscreen/