Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice. CONTENIDO: Introduction -- Leading Edge Concepts of Skin Aging. Mechanisms and Pathophysiology of photoaging and Chronological Skin Aging -- Matrix Metalloproteinases, Fibrosis, and Regulation by Transforming Growth Factor Beta: a New Frontier in Wrinkle Repair -- Aging and Epithelial Skin Cancer -- The Role of Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in UVB-Induced Skin Damage and Skin Aging -- Estrogen Deficiency Accelerates Spontaneous Skin Aging and Stimulates UV-Induced Photoaging of Murine Skin -- Current Treatment and Prevention Strategies. Sunscreens: Preventive Treatment of Photodamage and Premature Aging -- Retinoids and Retinoic Acid Treatment of Aging -- Chemical Peels, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin, and Fillers in the Treatment of the Aging Face -- Mechanisms of Skin Whitening Agents --
Antioxidants for the Prevention of Photoaging -- Aged, Dry Skin. Characterization of and Strategies for Treating Dry Skin -- Technical Bases of Biophysical Instruments Used in Aging Skin Testing -- Other Future Trends. Nutrition and Skin Aging -- Strategies for Skin Aging, Focusing on Changes in DNA and Tissue Repair Systems -- Vitamins and Aging Skin Treatment -- Glycation and Oxidative Stress: Role in Skin Aging --
Growth Factors and Aging Skin Treatments -- Hormones, Metabolism and Skin Aging.