DECRYPTION – Dermatologists use ultraviolet rays to treat, but in a more controlled way so as to stay well below the risk thresholds for cancer.
The sun is not always the enemy of our skin … “Certain conditions improve spontaneously in the sun: this is the case with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis”, notes Dr Héloïse Hatuel, dermatologist in Neuilly-sur-Seine (Île-de-France). These people will tend to be exposed to the sun because they have noticed that their skin benefits immediately. “But in order not to be exposed to late complications, they must go very gradually, for a few minutes a day only and without ever getting sunburned. Exposures should be kept short, with sun protection in the order of SPF30 “, insists Prof. Christophe Bédane, from Dijon University Hospital.
Dermatologists also use ultraviolet rays to treat, but in a more controlled way since the UV doses received are monitored and notified so as to remain well below the risk thresholds for cancer. The UV indications have however decreased a little, in particular
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