Sun Protection & Sun Damage Correction – Expert Tips

October 19, 2017

Living in Southern California, we all tend to spend our fair share of time outdoors – our team at Art of Skin MD included. Hiking, biking, swimming, beach time – it’s part of why we live in such a beautiful place that feels like summer most of the year! With that in mind, it is […]

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Sunscreen Breakdown – What You Need To Know

May 23, 2017

What’s in your sunscreen is just as important, if not more important as its SPF number. When deciding which sunscreen to purchase, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the multitude of choices out there. This is why Dr. Palm talked recently with Elle.com to discuss the differences between the two main “groups” of sunscreens and why one is very […]

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Indoor Tanning ban proposed for minors by FDA

December 21, 2015

On December 18, 2015 the FDA announced a Proposed Rule to help protect consumers against indoor tanning exposure.  Currently, 42 states have already enacted laws regarding indoor tanning bans, restrictions and consumer education regarding UV exposure from tanning beds, and the federal government is finally following suit.  The FDA has not addressed a ruling regarding […]

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Do It Yourself (DIY) Tips – Home Remedy Sunburn Relief

July 27, 2015

Sunny days in San Diego, California mean ample exposure with the sun.  Unfortunately, prolonged exposure, or lack of good sunscreens, can cause a nasty sunburn.  When you get a sunburn, your skin turns red and hurts. If the burn is severe, you can develop swelling and sunburn You may even feel like you have the flu — […]

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Sun Safe Skin Tips for Del Mar Races & Opening Day

July 15, 2013

Opening day is this week and Art of Skin MD wants to give you tips to keep your skin safe where the surf meets the turf! The forecast calls for lots of sunshine and warm weather, which means sun safety is even more important amongst the dazzle of sundresses and fascinators. Here are the Dr. […]

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Sunburn Prevention & Treatment: Think Red Light and Ferns

June 30, 2013

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, approximately 42 percent of us experience a sunburn at least once a year. That is an astounding statistic! We know that a history of severe sunburns is a risk factor for melanoma, and ultraviolet light exposure is strongly related to the development of other skin cancers including basal cell […]

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New FDA Rules on Sunscreens – What San Diego Adults and Kids Need to Know

July 4, 2012

Lovetoknow.com recently contacted me (Dr. Palm) wanting to know the scoop on changes in Sunscreen Labeling for the coming year according to the new FDA 2012 Rule. Here are some of their questions and my answers below. 1. The FDA’s new sunscreen regulations can make consumers worried and confused. How can they be sure they […]

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