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Fluid Skin Imaging for Better Resolution
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Posted: April 6, 2011, from the April 2011 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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The team also is working on taking its device into the fields of dermatology, ophthalmology and neuroscience. For instance, the device has been applied in modified form to imaging the cornea in ophthalmology, and to imaging the brain in neuroscience.
In relation to personal care, Rolland noted the probe device could possibly be used to determine the penetration of cosmetic ingredients and observe their effects, or to image the nail fold. In addition, through collaborations with dermatologists, the probe may be used to observe the skin’s barrier to pathogens and the penetration of nanodots into the skin of mice.