1st Edition

Clinical Guide to Sunscreens and Photoprotection

Edited By Henry W. Lim, Zoe Diana Draelos Copyright 2009
    320 Pages
    by CRC Press

    300 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Designed with practicing dermatologists, dermatology trainees, physicians, and scientists interested in photoprotection in mind, this concise and highly illustrated guide provides the latest knowledge of photoprotection in dermatology and cosmetic science. Clinical Guide to Sunscreens and Photoprotection also addresses recent important international and domestic regulatory activity and requirements on the use of novel sun protective chemicals and proper labeling of products to ensure increased consumer awareness.

    This concisely written, problem-oriented text explores:

    1. History of photoprotection.  2. Chemistry and properties of organic and inorganic UV filters. 3. Formulation and stability of sunscreen products.  4. Assessment of photoprotective properties. 5. Worldwide current and forthcoming regulation of UV filters (CTFA). 6. Sunscreens and photodermatoses.  7. Sunscreens and photocarcinogenesis.  8. Photoimmunosupression and photoaging.  9. Effect of photoprotection on vitamin D and health.  10. Systemic effects of topically applied sunscreen ingredients. 11. New and emerging sunscreen technologies.  12. DNA repair and photoprotection.  13. Photoprotection in moisturizers and day care products.  14. Photoprotection in colored cosmetics. 15. Photoprotection and products to simulate or stimulate UV tanning. 16. Oral and other non-sunscreen photoprotective agents.  17.  Photoprotection by fabric. 18. Photoprotection by glass.  19. Sun, eye, ophthalmohelioses, and the contact lens. 20. Public education in photoprotection.


    Henry W. Lim, Zoe Diana Draelos