Protecting Skin: Sun Damage Prevention Measures

Protecting Skin: Sun Damage Prevention Measures
Published on, 20 June, 2023. Answered by Dr. Sana Shafi Banday and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,


What precautions or preventive measures should I consider to safeguard my skin from sun damage?


Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


To ensure comprehensive sun protection, it is recommended to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30, ideally 30 minutes before heading outdoors. Additionally, consider wearing a hat and covering yourself with a full-sleeve shirt.



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