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The Biology effects of UV radiation

Publication at First Faculty of Medicine |


"Prolonged human exposure to solar UV radiation may result in acute and chronic health effects on the skin, eye and immune system. Sunburn is the best-known acute effect of excessive UV radiation exposure.

Another long-term effect is an inflammatory reaction of the eye. In the most serious cases, skin cancer and cataracts can occur.

Sunscreen should never be used to prolong the duration of sun exposure. Sun protection programmes are urgently needed to raise awareness of the health hazards of UV radiation, and to achieve. "