Lupus and the Sun

We talk a lot about the damaging effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. And we know how to protect ourselves outside with wide-brimmed hats, garments made from sun-protective- fabric, and, of course, sunscreen. But for some people with lupus, whether they’re walking through a supermarket or sitting in an office, the UV exposure from artificial light can be just as damaging and painful as too much time outside in the sun.

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