• Medicine
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    1997

Ultraviolet radiation revisited.

@article{Bergmanson1997UltravioletRR,
  title={Ultraviolet radiation revisited.},
  author={Jan P G Bergmanson and Todd M. Sheldon},
  journal={The CLAO journal : official publication of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc},
  year={1997},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          196-204
        }
}
PURPOSE AND METHODS It is likely that we currently receive a greater lifetime exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) than earlier generations due to increased UVR reaching the earth's surface, our longer life expectancy, and increased activities in UV intense environments. This elevated UVR exposure is likely to lead to a higher incidence of acute and chronic ocular and skin radiation trauma. We reviewed the evidence in the current literature supporting these assertions as well as reports of… CONTINUE READING

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