Video: Burn Awareness – Sunburn
Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
Sunburns are superficial burns that heal on their own, but can be very discomforting.
Remember: Always wear sunscreen if you are out in the sun for an extended period of time!
Ways to Prevent Sunburn
- Wear a hat
- Respect the sun year-round
- Wear high SPF sunscreen
In the video below, Jenny Ziembicki, MD, director of UPMC Mercy Burn Center, discusses how to prevent sunburns and common ways to treat them.
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