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Skin Care and Diseases

Frequently Asked Questions: Skin Protection

Protect your skin! Take the damaging effects of the sun seriously.

SUN SCREENS

SUN BLOCKS

Sun blocks are different from sun screens in that they physically block the ultraviolet light by reflecting it back and preventing penetration through the skin.

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Last Reviewed: Apr 04, 2006

Marty O Visscher, PhD Marty O Visscher, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati