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What Are Some Side Effects Of Not Using Protective Eyewear In Tanning Beds
Tanning beds & eyes: According to the health physics society, your eyes are especially prone to damage from tanning bed use. In fact, research shows that, in a tanning bed, ultraviolet radiation exposure to the eyes reaches up to 100 times greater than from the sun. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Used semi-protective eyewear. Went in a low wattage tanning bed twice recently and eyes have been hurting. No redness or sight issues. Will it heal?
Used semi-protective eyewear in a low wattage tanning bed. 3-4 days later my eyes are still hurting. Could they be sunburned without being red?
I have a vp shunt placed in the left side of my head. Can i go to the tanning bed with this in? I like going, it helps keeps my skin clear of acne.
Will careful use of a tanning bed help my psoriasis? Assume that I am using one of the older beds that had both uva and uvb.
I have severe SD and am currently using protopic cream (been using over a month) but it's not improving what else could I try? Would tanning bed help
Seborrheic dermatiti: If SD is seborrheic dermatitis, it would be more beneficial for you to use an anti fungal cream and low dose hydrocortisone. If you the dermatitis is on your scalp or eyebrows, shampooing with ketoconazole shampoo, or one containing selenium, i.e. Head and Shoulders, would also help. Tanning beds won't dry out the skin or change this condition. ...Read more
I've been using a high pressure tanning bed and i switched to a level 7 bronzer but I have a rash now?
After using tanning bed only for second time for 3 mins, ive the most awful itch from my neck down. but have no rash?
Uncertain since sun: I can't be certain because you have the whole body in the tanning bed and only get it in the neck. You might want to know what else was touching your neck during that time or another time. Although I do not advise using tanning beds because of a long-term risk of skin cancer. ...Read more
Tanning bed unsafe: Tanning bed exposes the skin to UVA and UVB light which increases wrinkling and spotting of skin. Extended exposures can lead to skin damage and skin cancer. Here is an article from the Centers for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/indoor_tanning.htm ...Read more
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it often using gentle means. ...Read more
Tanning bed burns: Causes of tanning bed burns include: taking medicates that make you sun sensitive, a genetic makeup that makes you sun sensitive, skin diseases like lupus that make you sun sensitive, too long of a treatment in the tanning bed. Use of tanning beds increases the incidence of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, by 74 times. ...Read more
Yes: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moisturizer: Tanning bed burns can be very painful. As long as you are not allergic or have a contraindication, taking Aspirin after a sunburn can provide some relief. Applying aloe vera gels, or moisturizing creams like cerave may also help. I the burn is severe your dermatologist may recommend an oral and/or topical steroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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