photoaged skin


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photoaged skin

Skin changes caused by chronic sun exposure. This condition is prevented by avoiding suntanning and sunburning and has been treated with topical tretinoin and chemical peels.
Synonym: photodamaged skin
See also: skin
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Double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of green tea extracts in the clinical and histological appearance of photoaged skin. Dermatol Surg.
Tanghetti was a coinvestigator in a major Allergan-sponsored multicenter, double-blind, randomized clinical trial in which 568 patients with photoaged skin applied tazarotene cream 0.1% or its vehicle once daily for 6 months.
Goldman, "The effects of filtrate of the secretion of the Cryptomphalus aspersa on photoaged skin," Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, vol.
This ingredient has demonstrated to increase skin elasticity and brightening and to decrease wrinkles and pigmentation of photoaged skin [7].
evaluated the efficacy and safety of topical 23.8% L-ascorbic acid on photoaged skin in a split-face study of 20 Chinese women.
"We observe the same clean safety profile of our product in other ongoing clinical trials in patients with chronic heart failure and in patients with photoaged skin. Stemedica is planning to present its stroke data to the FDA for a fast-track designation."
Repeated and prolonged exposure to heat insufficient to produce a burn can cause a cutaneous lesion, described as erythema ab igne, which is characterized clinically by reticular hyperpigmentation and telangiectasia, and histologically by the basophilic degeneration of connective tissue and elastic fiber alterations, which are similar to those observed in photoaged skin. (7)
Microscopic differences for photoaged skin, in contrast can be associated with either increased epidermal thickness or pronounced epidermal atrophy with histological changes like accumulation of elastincontaining material just below the dermalepidermal junction or disorganization of collagen, etc.