Fractionated Laser Resurfacing Corrects the Inappropriate UVB Response in Geriatric Skin

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Spandau, Dan F.; Lewis, Davina A.; Somani, Ally-Khan; Travers, Jeffrey B.; (2012)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of Investigative Dermatology,volume 132,issue 6,pages1,591-1,596 (issn: 0022-202X, eissn: 1523-1747)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3352957, doi: 10.1038/jid.2012.29
  • Subject: Molecular Biology | Cell Biology | Dermatology | Biochemistry | Article
    mesheuropmc: integumentary system

Non-melanoma skin cancer is a disease primarily afflicting geriatric patients as evidenced by the fact that 80% of all non-melanoma skin cancers are diagnosed in patients over the age of 60 years. As such, geriatric skin responds to cancer-inducing UVB irradiation in a ... View more
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