Evaluation of cutaneous photodamage using a photographic scale.

  title={Evaluation of cutaneous photodamage using a photographic scale.},
  author={Catherine Larnier and Jean-paul Ortonne and Alain Venot and Brigitte Faivre and J C B{\'e}ani and Penelope Thomas and Timothy C. Brown and E Sendagorta},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={130 2},
Clinical assessments of photodamage are based upon a subjective evaluation of characteristic features such as wrinkling and pigmentary change, and are influenced by inter-observer differences in grading criteria. In an effort to standardize the grading of photodamage severity, we have developed a six-point photographic scale in which each of the six grades of overall photodamage severity is depicted by three photographs. The use of three photographs to portray each grade illustrates the… CONTINUE READING

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