A recent article and video on NewsWest9 about the dangers of tanning beds is a cause for concern.
Tanning beds provide high concentrations of UVA dosage. Consequently patients are receiving deeper penetrating rays that increases the risks for melanoma. In addition to increasing the skin cancer risks, the deeper penetrating rays are associated with damage to collagen and elastin.
This results in premature aging with wrinkles and dry lackluster skin. Any man or woman desiring to maintain a beautiful healthy skin complexion long term should limit the amount of intense UVA rays in tanning beds. UVA rays are best protected utilizing titanium dioxide and zinc oxide sublocks with provide better protection of UV rays.