Is risk of skin cancer the main reason for wearing sunscreen?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Preventing skin cancer is a very important reason to wear sunscreen. But too much exposure to the sun also causes other types of skin damage. Watch the animation to learn more about skin damage and protection.

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