This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
To the Editor.—
Much of the incidence of photosensitivity is due to an antigen-antibody reaction mediated by the sun. It seems only reasonable to me that purchasers of suntan lotions or sun blocks become captive consumers.Dr. Alexander Fisher states that vacationers are captive users of soap containing halogenated salicylanilides supplied by the hotels. I believe that all sunscreen lotions and sun blocks should not contain perfumes that might be responsible for photosensitivity in the heliophiles.
LUBOWE II. Photosensitizers. JAMA. 1974;227(1):77. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230140047021
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: