Studies in cutaneous aging: I. The elastic fiber network.

  title={Studies in cutaneous aging: I. The elastic fiber network.},
  author={Irwin M. Braverman and E. Fonferko},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  volume={78 5},
We studied by light and electron microscopy the elastic fibers in he sun exposed and sun protected skin of normal and psoriatic individuals of different ages in order to separate the changes of actinic damage from those of chronological aging. The sun exposed skin showed 2 types of elastic fiber abnormalities-one related to actinic damage and the other to… CONTINUE READING