An image conveys an immediate and powerful message, both to the "untrained" consumer and to the expert grader. A comparison of two images, such as before and after treatment, creates an even stronger statement. Therefore, significant attention has been given to the standardization of imaging and photographic tools in order to use images as part of scientific evaluation methods in acne and photoaging.
Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Jan. 01, 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.