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.