Lasers and microdermabrasion enhance and control topical delivery of vitamin C.

@article{Lee2003LasersAM,
  title={Lasers and microdermabrasion enhance and control topical delivery of vitamin C.},
  author={W R Lee and S O Shen and Wang Kuo-Hsien and Chung-Hong Hu and Jia-You Fang},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={121 5},
  pages={
          1118-25
        }
}
The objective of this study was to evaluate the ability of lasers and microdermabrasion, both of which are skin resurfacing modalities, to enhance and control the in vitro skin permeation and deposition of vitamin C. The topical delivery of magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, the pro-drug of vitamin C, was also examined in this study. All resurfacing techniques evaluated produced significant increases in the topical delivery of vitamin C across and/or into the skin. The erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet… CONTINUE READING
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