“This statement is not true , because the sun is the most important of aging cause and the appearance of spots on the skin , ” says Lorea Bagazgoitia, a dermatologist at the University Hospital Ramón y Cajal in Madrid, when asked by this belief so widespread . In his opinion, it is true that “the sun can improve acne symptoms during the summer months, but after sun exposure granites tend to recur “.
These episodes in which the disease seems to improve, as occurs in patients with psoriasis, are explained by the anti – inflammatory effect of ultraviolet radiation, as pointed Miquel Ribera, a dermatologist at University Hospital Parc Tauli in Sabadell. However, both experts insist the dangers that sun exposure increase the risk of burns, melanomas and other skin cancers. Therefore, dermatologists recommend always ustilizar a high factor sun protection and the use of umbrellas and caps, if patients decide to sunbathe.