New strategies of photoprotection.

  title={New strategies of photoprotection.},
  author={Lien Verschooten and Sofie Claerhout and An Van Laethem and Patricia Agostinis and Marjan Garmyn},
  journal={Photochemistry and photobiology},
  volume={82 4},
Adequate photoprotection is essential to control UV-related disorders, including sunburn, photoaging and photocarcinogenisis. Sun avoidance, protection of skin with clothing, and sunscreens are presently the best way of photoprotection, assuming that they are used properly. However, new strategies, which are based on or make use of the endogenous protective response to UV light, may further improve currently used photoprotective means. The addition of repair enzymes and/or antioxidants has a… CONTINUE READING