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Does indoor tanning have much to do with eye cataracts?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: Possible

Wear eye protection.

In brief: Possible

Wear eye protection.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology

In brief: It's very possible

Indoor tanning is mostly uva, but intense and up close.
If you are getting any exposure to the eyes while doing this, then you are increasing your risk for cataracts...And equally important - increasing your risk for skin cancer. Stop tanning.

In brief: It's very possible

Indoor tanning is mostly uva, but intense and up close.
If you are getting any exposure to the eyes while doing this, then you are increasing your risk for cataracts...And equally important - increasing your risk for skin cancer. Stop tanning.
Dr. John Ebner
Dr. John Ebner
Thank
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