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What kind of eye damage can you suffer from a tanning bed?

Is it bad to eyes to enjoy tanning bed? If so, can you tell me what are the bad affects?
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  • green


    Well, yes, enjoying tanning bed can lead to many eye problems. Generally speaking, in many countries, tanning bed is considered as the dangerous. Because of the uv rays omitted by tanning bed, it will affect eyes. For example, it can lead to eye cancer, which is a potential consequence of excessive UV ray exposure. Also, photoconjunctivitis, inflammation of the cornea, cataracts, pterygium, and a flesh-like growth on the eye's surface can occur too. Anyway, it can be bad for your eyes, so just be careful about it.
  • Kelly eddy


    If you enjoy tanning bed with no protected goggles, it is bad for your eyes. Your eyes will become red after the tanning. Your eyes will get the infection easily. You should protect the eyes carefully during your tanning. Or else, your eyes will feel so uncomfortable after the tanning. You should keep notice on it.
  • Jose joyce


    Yes, it is surely harmful to eyes. Usually, just staying under strong sunrays doesn't provide us an evenly golden glow of our skin, but the tanning bed can. And you even don't have to go outside to live with the higher temperature under sun. So the tanning bed booms. But every coin has two sides. It is convenient and easy, yet it has many side effects which many people choose to ignore. The bed emits 100 times of UVR than sunrays to tan the skin. Can you imagine being exposed to 100 times of sunrays? It is proven carcinogerns, bringing damages to skin as well as eyes. While lying in tanning bed, you must wear the special designed goggles to protect your eyes. Any other methods, closing eyes or wearing sunglasses, is definitely useless. Exposure to UVR for a long time would cause cataract or photokeratitis, which might damages your vision and finally lead to vision loss. This is not joking. There are some other statistics that might surprise you. Indoor tanners are at 74% higher risk to develop melanoma than others who don't tan. It is 2.5 times higher for tanner to get squamous cell carcinoma and 1.5 times to get basal cell carcinoma.