In vivo measurement of skin erythema and pigmentation: new means of implementation of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy with a commercial instrument.

@article{Stamatas2008InVM,
  title={In vivo measurement of skin erythema and pigmentation: new means of implementation of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy with a commercial instrument.},
  author={Georgios N Stamatas and Barbara Z Zmudzka and Nikiforos Kollias and Janusz Z. Beer},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={159 3},
  pages={683-90}
}
BACKGROUND Various physical, chemical and biological insults, including exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, cause erythema and change in pigmentation in human skin. These reactions provide an important measure of the cutaneous response to the insult. OBJECTIVES To present a new implementation of a method for objective in vivo measurement of erythema and pigmentation. METHODS The method is based on acquisition of reflectance spectra in the visible range using a commercially available… CONTINUE READING