Episode 52: Sunscreens 2023: Where Are We Now and What Else Can We Do?Featuring Darrell S. Rigel, MD, MS | Release Date: May 18, 2023
In Episode 52 of Derms and Conditions, our host James Q. Del Rosso, DO, sits down with Darrell Rigel, MD, MS, a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine and a world leader in research and patient care for melanoma and other skin cancers. The two discuss the current state of sunscreens and how to address the most common questions that patients have in the office.
Patients often wonder if they need to use sunscreen when the UV index is low, if sunscreen is necessary for patients with darker skin tones, what the difference is between organic and inorganic sunscreens, and if sunscreen is safe for the environment. Dr. Del Rosso and Dr. Rigel answer all of these questions and many more, so tune in to this episode to learn how to counsel your patients and improve their sunscreen usage.