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Principles and Practice of Photoprotection


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Part I.- Clinical and Biological Relevance of Visible and Infrared Radiation.- Photoprotection and Skin Cancer Prevention.- Photoprotection for Photodermatoses.- Photoprotection and Photoaging.- Photoprotection, Photoimmunology and Autoimmune Diseases.- Photoprotection and Vitamin D.- Photoprotection and Skin of Color.- The Controversy of Sunscreen Product Exposure: Too Little, Too Much, or Just Right.- part II.- The Chemistry of Ultraviolet Filters.- Chemistry of Sunscreens.- Global UV filters: Current Technologies and Future Innovations.- Organotypic Models for Evaluating Sunscreens.- UV Booster and Photoprotection.- Sunscreen Photostability.- Sunscreen Formulation: Optimizing Efficacy of UVB and UVA Protection.- Sunscreen Formulation: Optimizing Aesthetic Elements for 21st Century Consumers.- Sunscreen Regulatory Update.- Measuring Sunscreen Protection According to the FDA Final Rule.- Part III.- Photoprotection in the Era of Nanotechnology.- The Role of Topical Antioxidants in Photoprotection.- The Role of DNA Repair in Photoprotection.- Oral and Systemic Photoprotection.- Photoprotection from Sunless Tanning Products and Colored Cosmetics.- Photoprotection by Clothing and Fabric.- Photoprotection by Glass.- Augmenting Skin Photoprotection Beyond Sunscreens.- Part IV.- Education, Motivation, and Compliance.

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Steven Q. Wang, MD is the Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. He cares for patients with routine skin conditions and specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of skin cancers, especially melanoma. To manage high-risk skin cancer patients, he uses whole-body photography, dermoscopy, and computerized digital imaging systems. In addition, he is actively involved in clinical research, with a focus on photoprotection, antioxidants, nanotechnology, anti-aging and non-invasive imaging. He is the author of more than 80 publications in peer reviewed scientific journals and academic textbooks.
Henry W. Lim, MD is Chairman and C.S. Livingood Chair of the Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA. His previous appointments include Professor of Dermatology at New York University School of Medicine, where he completed his dermatology residency, and Chief of Staff of the New York VA Medical Center. He has published more than 350 articles, has edited/co-edited five published textbooks and is co-editor for two more in preparation. He has been on the editorial board of several dermatologic journals. He is a recognized authority on photodermatology and has been listed on America's Top Doctors for many years.
Dr. Lim has served in a leadership role in Michigan Dermatological Society, American Academy of Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, and American Dermatological Association.

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