Does Sun Exposure Lessen the Likelihood of Acne Breakouts?

Some people say they get less acne in the summer months, possibly from the effects of sun. Does tanning in artificial light have the same benefits?

Doctor Answers 1

Many patients think so

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Many patients try to treat their acne problems with UV exposure.  The problem is that this damages their skin severely and when they are 45-50 years old they will look much older than if they had avoided the UV.

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