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The sunlight that reaches the earth has ultraviolet A and
ultraviolet B (UVA and UVB) rays. These ultraviolet rays are the main causes of
damage to the skin from the sun. UVA and UVB rays affect the skin's sensitivity
to sun exposure in different ways.
Protect your skin from too much sun when outdoors.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as ofAugust 11, 2016
Current as of:
August 11, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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