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Different Types of Ultraviolet Light That Affect the Skin (UVA, UVB, UVC)

Specialty:

Dermatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Ultraviolet light can be divided into different subtypes based on wavelength. These correlate with the imparted energy of the light and its consequences. They may be encountered in natural sunlight or light from other sources (such as tanning beds).

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