Frank Hendriks

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Although the mechanical behavior of the top layer of the skin, the epidermis, is an important consideration in several clinical and cosmetic applications, there are few reported studies on this layer. The in vivo mechanical behavior of the upper skin layer (here defined as epidermis and papillar dermis) was characterized using a combined experimental and(More)
Knowledge about the mechanical behaviour of the human skin can help to quantify the effectiveness of cosmetic products and to evaluate skin diseases and pressure sores. Besides that, information about mechanical properties can be used in numerical skin models. Philips is particularly interested in the mechanical behaviour of the skin for shaving research,(More)
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