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Cutaneous Photoaging Editors: Rachel E B Watson, Christopher E M Griffiths


About this book

Photoaging results from chronic exposure to UV radiation and is an increasingly common clinical feature, with an aging population the clinical burden is likely to increase despite advances in our understanding of the pathology and development of improved treatments. This book will present and review the latest progress from the forefront of translational research in cutaneous photoaging. The core chapters focus on the current understanding of the biochemical mechanisms of photoageing and lead on to aspects of photoprotection and photomedicine to provide a complete picture of the current field and a context for the importance of the basic mechanistic understanding. With a global team of authors Cutaneous Photoaging provides an international perspective on the causes, consequences, pathophysiology and treatment of photoaging, ideal for dermatologists, students and professionals in photoscience.


Book content

  • Photoageing in Caucasians
  • Photodamage in Skin of Colour
  • Photoageing in Far East Populations
  • The Skin Ageing Exposome
  • Oxidative Stress, Metabolism and Photoageing - the Role of Mitochondria
  • Pigmentation and Photoageing
  • Epidermal Stem Cells and Dermal-Epidermal Junction
  • Collagen Damage Induced by Chronic Exposure to Sunlight
  • Solar Elastosis and the Dermal Elastic Fibre Network
  • Do Proteoglycans Mediate Chronic Photoaging?
  • Photoprotection in the Prevention of Photodamage and Cutaneous Cancer
  • Cosmeceuticals
  • Topical Retinoids for the Treatment of Photoaged Skin

The print version of this book is planned for release on 06 August 2019. Information about this book is subject to change without notice.

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This book contains 350 pages.

Publication details

Copyright year: 2019
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-126-6
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-860-9
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