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New Sunscreen Guidelines: What Your Patients Need to Know

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener discusses the new sunscreen guidelines that will help patients make more educated purchases. He explains how the new guidelines will resolve discrepancies between the dermatologist’s recommendation and the sunscreen label’s claims of efficacy. Dr. Bronfenbrener reviews several of the labeling changes and highlights key information about the new claims that dermatologists can share with their patients. He also emphasizes that sunscreen is only one component of safe sun protection and notes additional sun protection practices that dermatologists can share with their patients.


 

For more information, access Dr. Bronfenbrener's resident corner column, "Simplifying Sun Safety: A Guide to the New FDA Sunscreen Monograph."

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