UV affects (P1)

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  • Created on: 10-04-14 12:09

A tan - a darkening of the skin caused by exposure to UV radiation from the sun or sunbeds

Sunburn - is a burn produced by overexposure to UV radiation. A similar burn can be produced by overexposure to tanning lamps or from wielding arcs.

Skin cancer - a malignant growth on the skin. Many causes including repeated severe sunburns/long term exposure to the sun

Can also cause cataracts and premature skin ageing


Most sunscreens work by…


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