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How does sunshine make skin look old?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Too much exposure to sunshine contributes to premature skin aging by damaging the skin with ultraviolet radiation, known as UV rays.  This can lead to early development of wrinkles, sagging, and brown “age spots.”  Watch the animation to learn more about protecting your skin from the sun.

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