Understanding Sunscreen UVA Ratings

Episode #128 / Nov 30, 2009
Traditionally, people purchase sunscreen based on SPF ratings. However, SPF only protects against the UVB rays of the sun. While the UVB rays are dangerous, so are the sun's UVA rays. Thankfully, more and more sunscreen now offers UVA protection. Dr. Schultz explains how to find sunscreen with UVA protection and how to understand how much protection each provides.
angie on April 16, 2010 at 5:26am