From Investigating Aging to Acrylic Polymers in Sunscreens

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Title: From Investigating Aging to Acrylic Polymers in Sunscreens
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Skin and Skin Care
Sauermann et al. have investigated age-related changes of human skin with histometric measurements by confocal laser scanning microscopy in vivo. The confocal laser scanning microscope allows skin to be studied in real-time with a resolution of 0.5 mm horizontal and 1.3 um vertical in vivo. In this study, the authors present the results of a comparison between the skin of an older and a younger group of volunteers by an in vivo histometric measurements. To investigate changes caused by age, 13 young (18-25 years) and 13 older (>65 years) volunteers were examined.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Nov. 01, 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.