An In-depth Dive on Sun Protective Clothing

Season 1, Episode 44,   May 01, 2022, 11:09 AM

As we start Skin Cancer Awareness Month, John Jesitus, staff correspondent, interviews Zoe Diana Draelos, MD. She is an adjunct assistant professor of dermatology at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, and chief medical editor of Dermatology Times®. They discuss sun protective clothing and its effectiveness as a protective barrier to the skin. Beyond that, there are certain sun protective additives in laundry that can help add sun protection to fabric by helping block the light from coming through the material. Draelos also talks trends to come in the future of sunscreen products and innovation in the field of sun protection.