August 28, 2019

Free Sunscreen

By uclahealth

“I use sunscreen to prevent sunburns,” says Irene Tam, a tourist visiting from Macao. Local residents and visitors alike can enjoy the 50 sunscreen towers in Santa Monica and Malibu.

Not pictured, Dr. Emily Newsom, a dermatologist says, “These kiosks, which are completely free to the public, are going to be here through the end of October. You want to prevent sunburn, but you also want to prevent tanning because tanning is a sign of UV damage. Protect yourself from UV damage. It’s super important.”

Tags: dermatology, featured, patient story, Patient Story, People of UCLA Health, sun exposure, sun protection, sun protection factor, sunscreen

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