Moisturizers for Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: An Overview

  title={Moisturizers for Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: An Overview},
  author={Wararat Sirikudta and Kanokvalai Kulthanan and Supenya Varothai and Piyavadee Nuchkull},
  journal={Journal of Allergy and Therapy},
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition result from epidermal barrier defect and immune dysfunction. Not only has lesional skin increase pH and transepidermal water loss but also non-lesional skin. Regular use of moisturizers helps maintain skin hydration and improve barrier dysfunction. Active ingredients in moisturizers can be classified into occlusives, humectants, and emollients according to their properties. Agents with anti-inflammatory effects are also added. This… 

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