ultraviolet

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Synonyms for ultraviolet

having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays

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Wang said he is looking forward to progress on UVA blockers; he noted that although both UVA and UVB contribute to skin cancer development, UVA penetrates deeper into the skin, contributes to more DNA damage, and plays a larger role in skin aging.
But last year, a CDC study found the common UVA blocker oxybenzone in the urine of 2,500 people who regularly used sunscreens.
Parsol 1789) is an excellent UVA blocker that has recently been introduced in the United States and is available in a variety of sunscreens now on the market.
"I tell my patients they should not go outside without a sunscreen that has a UVB of 30 or more, as well as a UVA blocker, like Parsol 1789."