Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Evidence of Sun's Aging Effect on Skin

Left Side of Man's Face Severely Aged by Sun Exposure

 To most people it’s a curiosity, something to laugh about with the kids: you spend a few hours a day driving and by mid-summer, your left hand and arm are shades darker than the right.

But as a new case presented in the New England Journal of Medicine shows, left-sided sun damage is no laughing matter. Over the years, that lopsided suntan and a few extra freckles can mutate into deep creases, sagging skin and a general look that’s far older than your true age—and, too often, a high risk of skin cancer.

Read the full article here.

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