Occupational exposure to natural UV radiation and premature skin ageing.

  title={Occupational exposure to natural UV radiation and premature skin ageing.},
  author={Elżbieta Lastowiecka-Moras and Joanna Bugajska and Beata Młynarczyk},
  journal={International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics : JOSE},
  volume={20 4},
The skin is the part of the human body most vulnerable to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The spectrum of the negative effects of UV radiation on the skin ranges from acute erythema to carcinogenesis. Between these extreme conditions, there are other common skin lesions, e.g., photoageing. The aim of this study was to assess the skin for signs of photoageing in a group of 52 men occupationally exposed to natural UV radiation. There were 2 types of examinations: an examination of skin condition… CONTINUE READING