Modern approaches to photoprotection.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

UV light reacts with skin to produce undesirable changes, including photoaging and skin cancer. Sunscreen strategies are useful for protection against UV-B and short-wave UV-A, but complete protection against long-wave UV-A has not been achieved. Because UV-A is especially efficient at generating reactive oxygen species, it is being recognized increasingly as an important cause of photoaging and skin cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • DeBuys, HV; Levy, SB; Murray, JC; Madey, DL; Pinnell, SR

Published Date

  • October 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 577 - 590

PubMed ID

  • 11059365

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8635

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0733-8635(05)70208-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States