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Principles and Practice of Photoprotection

  • the beneficial roles of photoprotection in relation to skin cancers,

  • photoaging, photodermatoses, autoimmune and other skin conditions

  • Updates the reader on the current state of UV filters, boosters, photostabilizers and formulations of sunscreen

  • Evaluates the role of nanotechnology, antioxidants, DNA repair technology, fabric, glasses and other non-sunscreen agents in enhancing photoprotection

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Table of contents (27 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Clinical and Biological Relevance of Visible and Infrared Radiation

      • Kelsey Lawrence, Mohammed Al-Jamal, Indermeet Kohli, Iltefat Hamzavi
      Pages 3-22
    3. Photoprotection and Skin Cancer Prevention

      • Brian P. Hibler, Stephen W. Dusza, Steven Q. Wang
      Pages 23-38
    4. Photoprotection for Photodermatoses

      • Daniel Gutierrez, Elma D. Baron
      Pages 39-59
    5. Photoprotection and Photoaging

      • Ben J. Friedman, Henry W. Lim, Steven Q. Wang
      Pages 61-74
    6. Photoprotection, Photoimmunology and Autoimmune Diseases

      • Gillian M. Murphy, Nicola Ralph
      Pages 75-93
    7. Photoprotection and Vitamin D

      • James L. Griffith, Mohammed Al-Jamal, Henry W. Lim
      Pages 95-104
    8. Photoprotection and Skin of Color

      • Kesha J. Buster, Johnathan J. Ledet
      Pages 105-124
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141
    2. The Chemistry of Ultraviolet Filters

      • Nadim A. Shaath
      Pages 143-157
    3. Chemistry of Sunscreens

      • Susan Daly, Hao Ouyang, Prithwiraj Maitra
      Pages 159-178
    4. Global UV Filters: Current Technologies and Future Innovations

      • Uli Osterwalder, Lars Hareng
      Pages 179-197
    5. Organotypic Models for Evaluating Sunscreens

      • Claire Marionnet, Françoise Bernerd
      Pages 199-225
    6. UV Booster and Photoprotection

      • M. Sohn
      Pages 227-245
    7. Sunscreen Photostability

      • Craig A. Bonda, Dennis Lott
      Pages 247-273
    8. Sunscreen Regulatory Update

      • Farah K. Ahmed
      Pages 303-317

About this book

Written by internationally recognized leaders, and covering all facets of photoprotection, this book summarizes the beneficial roles of photoprotection in skin cancers, photoaging, photodermatoses, autoimmune diseases, and other skin conditions. It provides an update on the current state of UV filters, boosters, photostabilizers and formulation of sunscreen, and showcases the current techniques and regulation in the evaluating of UV filters and sunscreen products. Furthermore, it discusses the role of nanotechnology, antioxidants, DNA repair technology, and oral and systemic agents in photoprotection. Each chapter encapsulates decades of clinical, research or practical experience on topics that will surely be an  interest for clinicians, researchers, industry scientists, regulators, and consumers.

Keywords

  • Cosmetics
  • Infrared radiation
  • Nanotechnology
  • Photoaging
  • Photodermatoses
  • Photoimmunology
  • Photosensitivity
  • Skin cancer
  • Sunscreen
  • Tanning
  • UV filters
  • UV Photostabilizer
  • UV boosters
  • Ultraviolet radiation
  • Visible light
  • Vitamin D synthesis
  • Antioxidants

Editors and Affiliations

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Cen, Dermatology Service, Basking Ridge, USA

    Steven Q. Wang

  • Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Medical Center - New Center O, Detroit, USA

    Henry W. Lim

About the editors

Steven Q. Wang, MD is the Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. He cares for patients with routine skin conditions and specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of skin cancers, especially melanoma. To manage high-risk skin cancer patients, he uses whole-body photography, dermoscopy, and computerized digital imaging systems. In addition, he is actively involved in clinical research, with a focus on photoprotection, antioxidants, nanotechnology, anti-aging and non-invasive imaging. He is the author of more than 80 publications in peer reviewed scientific journals and academic textbooks. 

Henry W. Lim, MD is Chairman and C.S. Livingood Chair of the Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA. His previous appointments include Professor of Dermatology at New York University School of Medicine, where he completed his dermatology residency, and Chief of Staff of the New York VA Medical Center. He has published more than 350 articles, has edited/co-edited five published textbooks and is co-editor for two more in preparation. He has been on the editorial board of several dermatologic journals. He is a recognized authority on photodermatology and has been listed on America’s Top Doctors for many years. 

Dr. Lim has served in a leadership role in Michigan Dermatological Society, American Academy of Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, and  American Dermatological Association.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Principles and Practice of Photoprotection

  • Editors: Steven Q. Wang, Henry W. Lim

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-29382-0

  • Publisher: Adis Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-29381-3

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-80558-0

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-29382-0

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XI, 487

  • Number of Illustrations: 45 b/w illustrations, 40 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Dermatology

Buying options

eBook USD 169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-29382-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 209.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)