App forces teens to face the future of sun damage

Can teenagers be scared — or perhaps scarred — into sun-smart behaviour?

The Sunface app shows what this woman will look like in 25 years without daily UV protection (left) and with (right).

That was the question asked by dermatologists after they developed an app which alters an image of a person’s face based on their skin type and various levels of UV exposure over a period of 5-25 years.