Emerging applications of nanomedicine in dermatology.

  title={Emerging applications of nanomedicine in dermatology.},
  author={Rosita Saraceno and Andrea Chiricozzi and Massimo Gabellini and Sergio Chimenti},
  journal={Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging},
  volume={19 1},
BACKGROUND Nanotechnology is a new branch of engineering consisting of the usage of nanoscale particles (100 nm and smaller). Nanomedicine is the application of nanoscale technologies for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in medicine. Nanodermatology, nanotechnology applied to dermatology, represents one of the most advanced field for which an increasing interest, both economic and scientific, is rising. The skin is the first point of contact for a whole host of nanomaterials, ranging from… CONTINUE READING
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