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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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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-29382-0
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Table of contents (27 chapters)

  1. Part II

    1. Measuring Sunscreen Protection According to the FDA Final Rule

      • Joseph W. Stanfield, J. William Stanfield, Eduardo Ruvolo Jr.
      Pages 319-331
  2. Part III

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 333-333
    2. The Role of DNA Repair in Photoprotection

      • Nevena Karaman-Jurukovska, Daniel B. Yarosh
      Pages 377-386
    3. Oral and Systemic Photoprotection

      • Salvador González, Yolanda Gilaberte, Angeles Juarranz
      Pages 387-403
    4. Photoprotection by Clothing and Fabric

      • Thilo Gambichler, Isabelle Rooms, Lisa Scholl
      Pages 417-428
    5. Photoprotection by Glass

      • Manaf Shaban, Fahad Almutawa
      Pages 429-437
    6. Augmenting Skin Photoprotection Beyond Sunscreens

      • Thomas Meyer, Donathan Beasley, Kerry Hanson
      Pages 439-460
  3. Part IV

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 461-461
    2. Education, Motivation, and Compliance

      • Brian P. Hibler, Steven Q. Wang
      Pages 463-475
  4. Back Matter

    Pages 477-487

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)