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What is the most damaging sun time for rosacea sufferers?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The most damaging sun time for rosacea sufferers or anyone at risk for sun damage to skin is from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., when the sun’s rays are strongest, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). If your shadow is shorter than you are, the sun is too strong for your skin, suggests the AAD. If you need to be outdoors on sunny days during these hours, wear protective clothing and sunglasses and apply sunscreen to exposed skin before leaving your home.

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