By Michael Steppie, MD
It’s that special time of year. Time for parents and their children to start trading pool floats for pencils, summer camps for classrooms, and picnics for packed lunches. Dermatologists also tend to see more skin conditions flare up during this time for kids and teenagers. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep you and your family’s skin healthy and ready for this school year:
So, while kids enjoy the last few days of summer freedom, keep their skin in mind. An ounce of prevention — and sunscreen — goes a long way. Over-the-counter tips, tricks and old wives remedies can treat many skin conditions; however, know when to seek professional advice, and keep your family’s skin healthy for all the seasons to come.
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