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Doctors debunk 12 myths about sunscreen, sunburns, and tanning

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Published : July 1, 2021 - 10:20

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Dermatologists Jeremy Brauer and Michelle Henry debunk 12 myths about sunscreen and sun care. They talk about the effects of getting sunburned, whether getting a base tan will protect you, and what to look for in sunscreen. They also explain that protecting your skin from the sun is a comprehensive plan — it requires a combination of sunscreen, shade structures, SPF clothing, hats, and sunglasses.
Brauer is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon at Spectrum Skin and Laser. He sees patients with skin cancers, general medical dermatology concerns, and cosmetic concerns. You can learn more about his work here:
Henry is a board-certified dermatologist and skin-cancer surgeon at Skin & Aesthetic Surgery of Manhattan. She specializes in high-risk skin cancers, lasers, aesthetics, and general dermatology. You can learn more about her work here: