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On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts
Date:8/4/2009

NEW YORK, Aug.4 /PRNewswire/ --Dermatologists from around the world gathered last week in Boston, MA to attend the Amercan Academy of Dermatology's summer meeting, where Melanoma was a hot topic of discussion. While there were various symposia discussions on the subject, the underlying message was consistent -- Melanoma is potentially one of the most preventable forms of cancer when sunscreen is applied daily and correctly.

In the hopes of sharing pertinent facts about sunscreen in order to further educate consumers on the importance of using proper broad screen protection , La Roche-Posay, a worldwide expert in UV protection, invites board certified dermatologist and expert in the field of photobiology, Dr. Vincent Deleo, to weigh in on the topic separating fact from fiction.

Q1: Is it more important to wear sunscreen during the summer months?

Dr. Vincent Deleo: It is extremely important to wear sunscreen all year round, but of course the sun is more intense in the summer and clothing routinely covers less of the skin in that season. UVA rays constitute 95% of the UV radiation that reaches the earth's surface year round and are known to penetrate deep within the skin. These rays can also pass through both clouds and windows and play a role in both carcinogenesis and photo-ageing. Having said that, I usually encourage my patients to wear sun protection on a daily basis as sunscreen remains the best defense against this damaging UV radiation. I typically recommend an SPF 15 for daily use and an SPF of 30 or higher for recreational use.

Q2: Consumers have long been told that two tablespoons or one shot glass full of sunscreen should be applied to the body every two hours for optimal protection but how much product is needed to safely and effectively protect the face alone?

Dr. Vincent Deleo: According to
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