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Today people spend a lot of time critiquing themselves and strive to look better According to popular belief the quickest way to look better is to have that bronze sheen Women have been tanning naturally under the sun for years Yet combined with the technology today and the need for instant gratification the evolution of the tanning bed came about At a quick glance tanning beds are a useful instrument to enhance cosmetic beauty but over the past couple years a lot has been exposed Excessive time spent in tanning beds lead to skin cancer eye problems numerous diseases and aging due to the ultraviolet raysIt has been scientifically proven that tanning beds are one of the leading causes of skin cancer Boyles Tanning beds create an artificial ultraviolet radiation which has the same or more damaging effects as the sun to the human body Statistics show that 71 percent of women between the ages of 16 and 29 have used tanning beds This age group seems to think they have to look like actresses they see on television and in the movies Many women as well as men who tan in beds have a 75 percent chance of getting skin cancer before the age of 30 According to an article about skin cancer ten minutes in a cancer-causing tanning bed is equivalent to 10 minutes in the Mediterranean summer sun Nouri 4-5 Wearing protection for your eyes while tanning in a bed is imperative UV rays affect the skin and the eyes which can cause ocular melanoma Not wearing eye protection in a tanning bed is treatable but chronic eye complications will not go away Tumors cataracts and inflammation of the cornea is one of many effects if someone is exposed to ultraviolet rays in a tanning bed Tanning in a bed can lead to sunburn of the eye called photokeratitis Many tanners believe that closing your eyes or putting
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