Pic of a Man who drove 28 Years with the Sun on the same Side

01.06.2012 Misc #Aging #Medics

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Das hier passiert, wenn man 28 Jahre einen Lieferwagen dieselbe Route zur selben Tageszeit fährt und dabei sein Gesicht nur mit der rechten Seite in die Sonne hängt. Good News, Nerds! In our dungeons, we are just fine.

A 69-year-old man presented with a 25-year history of gradual, asymptomatic thickening and wrinkling of the skin on the left side of his face. [...] The patient reported that he had driven a delivery truck for 28 years. Ultraviolet A (UVA) rays transmit through window glass, penetrating the epidermis and upper layers of dermis. Chronic UVA exposure can result in thickening of the epidermis and stratum corneum, as well as destruction of elastic fibers.

Images in Clinical Medicine: Unilateral Dermatoheliosis (via Dangerous Minds)