Fast Facts for Board Review

Sunscreen Agents

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Sunscreens come in a variety of topical forms and are designed to absorb or reflect some of the UV radiation from the sun, thus protecting the skin from sun damage. Sunscreens are classified into physical and chemical, with some products containing both types of agents.

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