Dermdoc Drills Down Vitamin D in High Def!

You know the sun makes vitamin D. Did you know that it does so in just minutes?

After a few minutes of sun, your skin stops making vitamin D.

After a few minutes of sun, your skin starts making skin cancer.

Lying out at the beach or the pool for hours this summer will do far more damage than good.

What do you think, should Dr. Oz be worried? (Or should I stick to podcasts?)

What do you think about the sun and your vitamin D?

If you have trouble with the HD, then click here for the YouTube video.

About Jeffrey Benabio, MD, FAAD

Dr. Benabio grew up in a little Italian neighborhood in Providence, RI. An Ivy League graduate, he was also ranked number one in his medical school class. While in medical school, he served as class president and as president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, to which he was elected in his third year. He also served as a member of the North Carolina Medical Society House of Delegates. In his final year, he was honored with the prestigious Faculty Award, the R.W. Pritchard History of Medicine Award, and the Excellence in Dermatology Award. In his dermatology residency in Southern California, he served as chief resident.

Dr. Benabio is board certified in dermatology, is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and practices in San Diego, CA. He also lobbies for the American Academy of Dermatology Association in Washington, DC. He is a member of a number of professional organizations including the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery.

He and his wife live in downtown San Diego. His interests include bodybuilding, blogging, and politics.

He can be reached at Dr.Benabio [at] TheDermBlog [dot] com.