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  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology

    When is it best to use a sunscreen with a higher SPF?

    When it comes to the SPF level in sunscreen, a higher number doesn't always mean better protection. In this video  dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur explains why. Read More
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology

    What kind of sun protection ingredient do I need everyday?

    In general, look for a broad-spectrum product that protects against both UVA and UVB radiation. (UVC wavelengths are much shorter, and don't penetrate the atmosphere.) A facial lotion that contains one or two chemical sunscreens and at least one sunblock (titanium dioxide or zinc oxide) is perfectly adequate....Read More
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  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology

    Will drinking a lot of water make my skin look better?

    Water has always been thought to provide benefits for the skin, but drinking huge amounts of it isn't going to make you look even better. The body will simply eliminate the excess through urination. However, water intoxication is a real, although uncommon condition, and it can kill you. It causes cells and...Read More
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    Can Sunburns Be Prevented?

    Getting sunburned can have both short term and long term consequences. Sharecare expert Dr. Ellen Marmur, a dermatologist at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, explains how you can avoid ever getting sunburned.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    Does a Higher SPF in Sunscreen Mean I'm Better Protected?

    Sunscreen labels are often confusing. Does a higher SPF mean your better protected from the suns harmful rays? Sharecare expert Dr. Ellen Marmur explains what that SPF number really means.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    SPF

    A sunscreen's SPF can be misleading, says dermatologist and Dr. Oz Show guest Ellen Marmur. In this video, Dr. Marmur tells Dr. Oz why you never get as much protection as the label promises, and how big a number you need in the sunscreen you buy.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    Broad Spectrum

    Of course a sunscreen should protect against rays that burn says dermatologist and Dr. Oz Show guest Ellen Marmur. In this video, Dr. Marmur tells Dr. Oz why it's crucial to look for "broad spectrum protection" on the label.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    All Day Protection

    The only way to get all-day sun protection is to put on your sunscreen in a cave -- and then never leave. In this video, dermatologist and Dr. Oz Show guest Ellen Marmur tells Dr. Oz how you can shield your skin all the hours you're in the sun.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    Waterproof

    Sunscreen manufacturers are no longer allowed to called their products waterproof. In this video, dermatologist and Dr. Oz Show guest Ellen Marmur tells Dr. Oz what to look for on the label if you're in and out of the pool.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    How Can I Look Younger Naturally?

    In this video, dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur reveals natural beauty regimens that come right out of your refrigerator.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    How Often Should I Reapply Sunscreen If I Am Outdoors All Day?

    The sunscreen you put on your skin gets used up a lot more quickly than you realize. Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur reveals how often you should reapply sunscreen throughout the day to protect yourself from getting burned.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    How Can I Prevent Skin Cancer?

    Watch as dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur shares her most important prevention tip for avoiding skin cancer.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    As a Teen, Can I Use Accutane for Acne?

    Accutane should not be the first go-to treatment for teen acne. In this video, Dr. Oz and Dr. Rome reveal what acne treatment methods should be tried before Accutane, especially for teen girls.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
    Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD has posted a video:

    How Often Should I Reapply Sunscreen If I Am Outdoors All Day?

    The sunscreen you put on your skin gets used up a lot more quickly than you realize, says dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur. To find out how often you should be reapplying sunscreen, watch this video.
  • Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD - New York, NY - Dermatology
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    3 Tips to Stop Puffy Eyes

    Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur explains how you can get rid of puffy eyes or under-eye bags. Watch Dr. Marmur's video for information on how to keep your skin looking young and healthy.