Shedding Light on Sun Exposure
Protection from the sunís UVA and UVB rays is important all year round, not just during the summer or at the beach. UVA and UVB rays can cause the following damage:
- Brown spots (sun spots)2
- Faster skin aging1
- Increased skin cancer risk1
- Penetrates skin more deeply than UVB1
- Plays a major role in accelerating photoaging: wrinkles, skin roughening, blotchy skin color, brown spots, poor skin tone, sallowness2
- Can contribute to development of skin cancer1
- Penetrates skin less deeply than UVA1
- Is primary cause of sunburn1,3
- Plays a key role in the development of skin cancer1
- Contributes to photoaging1
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References: 1. Understanding UVA and UVB. Skin Cancer Foundation Web site. http://www.skincancer.org/understanding-uva-and-uvb.html. Accessed February 18, 2013. 2. Samuels L. The truth about sunscreen and effective patient education. Pract Dermatol. 2011:27-32. http://bmctoday.net/practicaldermatology/2011/03/article.asp?f=the-truth-aboutsunscreen-and-effective-patient-education. Accessed February 18, 2013. 3. How does sunscreen work? US Library of Congress Web site. http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/sunscreen.html. Accessed February 18, 2013. - See more at: http://obagi.com/patients/product-line/sun-shield/overview#sthash.QcMT8vUF.dpuf
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