Health Tip: Sunburn May Cause Permanent Damage

Premature skin aging and skin cancer are possible

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(HealthDay News) -- Sunburn is more than a short-term discomfort, as it can permanently damage your skin and eyes.

The Mayo Clinic says potential effects of sun exposure include:

  • Premature skin aging, including symptoms such as wrinkles, discoloration and sagging skin.
  • Skin lesions that may eventually become cancer.
  • Damage to the eyes.

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