Basic concepts: Solar radiation and skin

Training Module 1


Solar radiation and effects on skin

  1. Solar radiation spectrum
  2. Solar radiation effects on skin
  3. Skin’s natural defense mechanisms 

Skin photodamage mechanisms

  1. Generation of ROS and cellular oxidative damage
  2. Erythema
  3. Immunosuppression
  4. Solar elastosis, hyperpigmentation and photoaging
  5. DNA damage and skin cancer


Training - Solar radiation and the skin

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