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By Suresh I S Rattan

ISBN-10: 981256084X

ISBN-13: 9789812560841

This complete quantity surveys the molecular, mobile, hormonal, dietary, clinical, and way of life suggestions being established and utilized for the prevention, intervention, and therapy of age-related ailments. With authoritative contributions not only from researchers in educational associations and pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical industries, but in addition practising clinicians of either mainstream and replacement medication, demographers and bioethicists, this publication presents specific clinical, moral, and social views at the dialogue of getting older intervention. furthermore, the most recent applied sciences in improvement, with a purpose to have critical bearings on destiny getting older interventions, are reviewed. "Aging Interventions and cures" is perfect for graduates and undergraduates in universities and scientific and nursing faculties, in addition to post-graduates discovering assorted elements of getting older and anti-aging. the subjects coated also are hugely appropriate for pros within the pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, food and healthcare industries, and working towards clinicians trying to find a competent and up to date source on getting older intervention and treatment.

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Non-prescription retinoids are also available and include retinol and retinaldehyde. There have been no double-blind controlled studies to compare the anti-aging effectiveness of non-prescription versus prescription retinoids. Improvements with topical retinoids may continue for up to a year or longer with continued use. Retinoid treatment must be continued indefinitely to maintain the cosmetic benefits. The most common side effect of retinoids is skin irritation, which is dose-related. New emollient creams and “microsponges”, which allow slow-metered release, help reduce irritation.


Treatment Recovery/ *(Discomfort) Onset of Improvement Effect Duration Topical Treatment Retinoids Hydroxy acids Kinetin Antioxidants Copper Peptides None/(0–1) None/(0) None/(0–1) None/(0) None/(0–1) 2–3 months 2–3 months 2–3 months 2–3 months 2–3 months All topical treatments require continuous use 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 $40–120/month $10–100/month $75–120/month $10–120/month $30–120/month Microdermabrasion 0–1 day/(0–1) 0–1 day Requires repeat treatments 0–1 $150–300/treatment Chemical Peels Superficial Medium Deep 0–4 days/(1–2) 7–12 days/(2–3) 2–4 weeks/(3) 2–3 peels 2–4 weeks 4–8 weeks 2–4 months 1–2 years 2–5 years 1–2 1–3 2–3 $100–200/peel $500–1500 $3000–5000 Botulinum Toxin 0–3 days/(1–2) 1–3 days 3–6 months 1–3 $300–800/injection Dermal Fillers 0–1 week/(1–2) Immediate Variable 1–3 $500–4000/injection Lasers/Light Sources Pigment/Telangiectasia Removal Ablative Skin Resurfacing Nonablative Skin Resurfacing 1–3 weeks/(1–2) 1–4 weeks/(2–3) 1–4 hours/(1–2) 1–6 weeks 1– 4 weeks 2–9 months 1–5 years 3–7 years Variable 1–3 2–3 1–2 $300–1800 $2000–7000 $750–3000 Dermabrasion 1–4 weeks/(3) 1–4 weeks 3–7 years 2–3 $2000–7000 Radiofrequency Devices 1–24 hours/(1–3) 1–3 months Unknown 1–2 $2000–6000 Cosmetic surgery 1–6 weeks/(2–3) 1–6 weeks 5–7 years 2–3 $5,000–20,000 Estimated Cost Prevention and Treatment of Skin Aging ሤ 31 *Discomfort (0 ϭ none; 1 ϭ mild; 2 ϭ moderate; 3 ϭ severe) **Expected Improvement (0 ϭ none; 1 ϭ subtle; 2 ϭ moderate; 3 ϭ major) **Expected Improvement 32 ሢ McCullough JL and Kelly KM It is further important to counsel patients in the proper use of sunscreen as people often apply less than the recommended amount and fail to reapply during long outdoor exposures.

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