Darkness at Noon: Sunscreens and Vitamin D3

@article{Sayre2007DarknessAN,
  title={Darkness at Noon: Sunscreens and Vitamin D3},
  author={R. Sayre and J. Dowdy},
  journal={Photochemistry and Photobiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={83}
}
  • R. Sayre, J. Dowdy
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Photochemistry and Photobiology
We are assured by responsible scientific and governmental organizations that sunscreens should be routinely worn to reduce skin cancer risk. We are also advised that wearing sunscreens will not hinder our ability to produce sufficient previtamin D3 (preD3) from casual sunlight exposure. We report the examination of a series of 166 solar spectra, obtained on different days throughout a year, evaluated for erythemic and preD3 effectiveness and the relative effects of recommended Sun protection… Expand
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