Physiology of skin aging.

  title={Physiology of skin aging.},
  author={Ladislas Robert and Jacqueline Labat-Robert and A. M. Robert},
  journal={Clinics in plastic surgery},
  volume={39 1},
Skin is the most voluminous organ of the body. It assumes several important physiological functions and represents also a "social interface" between an individual and other members of society. This is the main reason its age-dependent modifications are in the forefront of dermatological research and of the "anti-aging" cosmetic industry. Here we concentrate on some aspects only of skin aging, as far as the cellular and extracellular matrix components of skin are concerned. Most well studied… CONTINUE READING