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What are some side effects of not using protective eyewear in tanning beds?

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 more

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Tanning (Definition)

Tanning refers to attending exposing oneself to the sun, or a tanning salon, for the purpose of darkening the skin, for cosmetic reasons. Occasionally, tanning is for medical reasons to relieve some symptoms ...Read more


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I've heard HGH supplements are good for anti aging and boating sex drive. Is that true? Are they safe? What are the potential side effects?

I've heard HGH supplements are good for anti aging and boating sex drive. Is that true? Are they safe? What are the potential side effects?

Don't do it: The people who tell you this will tell you anything to sell you the stuff. Growth hormone stimulates growth in all tissues. You don't always want growth (think "cancer"). Google "acromegaly" (tumors that make excess hgh) and see if you want to have a condition like that. ...Read more

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Do the probable bad effects of sun protection creams remain permanently on skin? please introduce some brands of sun protection creams for blonde skin

Do the probable bad effects of sun protection creams remain permanently on skin? please introduce some brands of sun protection creams for blonde skin

No sun cream worse: If you cannot avoid sun between 10:00 am and 4:00pm, always use sun protection. They do not cause problems to your skin. For fair skin like you, use higher protection factors like 50. If you have oily skin look for brands that have a less oily base. If you have sensitive skin, uses brands used for children, they usually are very gentle. In the US, neutrogena is a good brand . ...Read more

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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.

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.

PSORIASIS TANNING: It might be helpful to use a tanning bed occasionally. You must first ask your physician if this is ok with him or her. Some of my patients seem to benefit. However, be careful that you do not burn. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of using terramycin skin ointment on the eyes?

Are there any side effects of using terramycin skin ointment on the eyes?

Yes: You should not use skin ointment in the eyes since it is not made for this purpose. It could cause significant eye irritation or more significant issues. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hydroquione contacting the eyes during usage?

What are the side effects of hydroquione contacting the eyes during usage?

Irritation: Once or twice accidental contact does cause a limited inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea, that are self limiting. However if you work with hydorquinone and have repeated exposure you must see an ophthalmologist for extended corneal damage. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects if powerless glasses with anti-reflective coating are worn all day long ?

Are there any side effects if powerless glasses with anti-reflective coating are worn all day long ?

Not a problem: Wearing this type of glasses should cause no problems and the anti-reflective coating may even help protect your eyes. ...Read more

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Is the hair PRP and the laser cap safe or there are some side effects ????

Is the hair PRP and the laser cap safe or there are some side effects ????

Hair: Sorry do not know what these mean: PRP AND LASER CAP? So need more details. Laser cap sounds dangerous. Send details. ...Read more

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What is the alternative medicine for lightening and brightening of skin instead of using melacare that causes no side effects to the skin?

What is the alternative medicine for lightening and brightening of skin instead of using melacare that causes no side effects to the skin?

Depends: What are you treating? Melacare is relatively less expensive, relatively effective, and generally safe. I don't think you will do better. ...Read more

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What are the benefits n side effects of using high frequency comb for hair growth?

What are the benefits n side effects of using high frequency comb for hair growth?

Try it!: This is controversial but harm could not cause. It should increase the local skin blood circulation with possible beneficial effect. I have a question however, have you been properly examined as to the reasons ur loosing hair? Did you see a dermatologist? If not go see one! ...Read more

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Can you reduce radiation exposure to the eyes with the use of leaded protective eyewear?

Can you reduce radiation exposure to the eyes with the use of leaded protective eyewear?

Probably: Leaded eyewear will lower the radiation intensity. What circumstance are you in where this could happen? If you are getting medical irradiation, then the doctors will provide proper protection. And if you are in a commercial situation, it is a little difficult to imagine what is happening? ...Read more

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Is removing of sun spots on face using laser a safe procedure? Are there any long terms side effects?

Is removing of sun spots on face using laser a safe procedure? Are there any long terms side effects?

Qualified doctor: It is safe and effective int he properly trained hands. I see you are in saudi arabia with lots of sun exposure and possibly a darker skin tone thus you must be careful or else you can get a burn , scar, a darkening of the skin ore worse lightening. Do not do anything until out of sun 2 weeks or more ...Read more

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Can the constant use of products with parabens and pthalates in them cause pre term labour? Is the use of these really bad or is the hype exaggerated?

Can the constant use of products with parabens and pthalates in them cause pre term labour? Is the use of these really bad or is the hype exaggerated?

No evidence : There is no evidence to support this. There is also no evidence that there is any "hype" to be exaggerated. There are a few random internet references to these products but there is certainly no hype or any large group of credible scientists who believe this. ...Read more

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