We've all heard the endless criticism against indoor tanning for years, but have you ever wonder where the information was coming from? Who was so avidly funding the $35 billion dollar anti-UV campaign? Some of the answers may just surprise you...
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"The cosmetic dermatology’s powerful fear-based marketing message, which drives millions of customers into their offices, has helped grow their businesses by 320%. And the existence of the indoor tanning industry is competitive to dermatology’s multibillion-dollar phototherapy industry. Consider, according to the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology: In 1993, 873,000 phototherapy sessions were delivered in dermatology offices in the U.S. By 1998, sessions had fallen off 94 percent to just 53,000.