Made in the Shade: A Sun Protection Update on Best Practices

Dermatologist Leon Clark Jr., MD, presents the latest evidence on which methods – from sunscreens to behavioral changes – protect skin from damage, and he sheds light on the preferences of different populations. Here’s help with answering questions on SPF, out-of-favor ingredients, vitamin D synthesis and other concerns, and what to emphasize when advising patients (surprise: it’s not sunscreen).


June 3, 2021

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Leon Clark Jr., MD

Leon Clark Jr., MD


Dr. Leon Clark Jr. is a dermatologist with particular interests in caring for people of color and for the LGBTQI+ community. He strives to understand the social, psychosocial, environmental and physical factors that contribute to a patient's ...

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