• Sunscreens targeting UVA/UVB light may not provide complete photoprotection

    5 days ago - By Healio

    Sunscreens protecting individuals from ultraviolet A and B light may provide only incomplete skin protection, according to a consensus statement from a panel of dermatology experts.
    “The negative effects of sun exposure have become better accepted among health care professionals and the lay public over recent decades,” Darrell S. Rigel, MD, MS, of the department of dermatology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, and colleagues wrote.
    They suggested that much of the research into the impact of sunlight light has focused on ultraviolet light in the 290 nm to 320 nm range,
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