Sun Damaged Skin - A Growing Concern

Date posted: 25 May, 2010
Posted by: Mr Jag Chana
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A new cosmetic industry survey reveals sun damage is the most significant cause of ageing in patients treated by cosmetic doctors in the UK, so think twice before soaking up the sun or jumping on a sunbed to accelerate your tan.

Despite the growing awareness of the dangers of sun exposure – from sunburn to wrinkles to skin cancer, the message is still not getting through. According to a new survey, 55% of cosmetic doctors cite sun damage as the most significant cause of ageing in the patients they see and a staggering 84% believe that sunbeds should be banned.

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