Check Sunscreen Expiration Dates

How Much and How Often to Apply

Did you know that sunscreen has an expiration date? Yes. It does. How much sun screen should you apply? How often should you apply it? For how long is a tube of sunscreen effective before the active ingredients begin to wear down? Watch this news segment by Tom Tucker of CBS Local 2 for some summer survival tips as he talks with Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Timothy Jochen of Contour Dermatology, other sources and a mom. For more information about skin cancer and protection, head over to our Skin Cancer information page here >>

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Dr. Timothy Jochen Medical Director, Contour Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center
Dr. Jochen specializes in Mohs Surgery for skin cancer removal, facial rejuvenation including cosmetic laser technology, Botox® and facial fillers, soft tissue augmentation, leg and facial vein treatment, tumescent liposuction and hair restoration/transplants.

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