What are the different types of sunscreens?

Sunscreens are classified as mineral (physical) or chemical. You may have noticed these labels on sunscreen products. A sunscreen’s active ingredients determine how UV rays are disarmed so UV radiation does not burn your skin and protects your skin from sun damage-related aging! Understanding the difference can help you to find the right product. Mineral […]

Caring for Your Skin During Cancer Treatment

By Nancy Gardner, Ph.D., Board Certified Nurse Practitioner at South Osprey Dermatology, Sarasota, Florida Featured in Health and Wellness Magazine Cancer treatments can take a toll on the skin, causing skin-related side effects such as dryness, itchiness, rashes, and sun sensitivity. Taking care of your skin can help you feel better and more comfortable during […]

When at the beach, how often should I apply sunscreen?

When at the beach, how often should I apply sunscreen? At least every 2 hours, if you are not sweating or in the water make sure you are using a water resistant product and follow label instructions for frequency. May is skin cancer awareness month! Did you know more than 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers […]