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Welcome to the homepage of Textbook of Aging Skin, a comprehensive reference work from Springer.

It compiles all current and latest information on aging skin. Highly structured with a reader-friendly format, it covers a wide range of areas such as basic sciences, the different diseases and conditions which occur with aging (from malignant to non-malignant), the latest techniques and methods being used such as bioengineering methods and biometrics as well as toxicological and safety considerations for the elderly population. Information and more details about the extent of this project can be found under Aims & Scope.

We welcome you and look forward to your participation in this exciting project.

Miranda A. Farage, Howard I. Maibach, Kenneth W. Miller

(Editors in Chief)

  1. Skin Aging in Animal Models: Histological Perspective
  2. Histology of Microvascular Aging of Human Skin
  3. Basophilic (Actinic) Degeneration of the Dermis: An Easy Histological Scoring Approach in Dermal Photoaging
  4. Degenerative Changes in Aging Skin
  5. Skin Aging: A Brief Summary of Characteristic Changes
  6. Physiological Variations During Aging
  7. The Stratum Corneum and Aging
  8. The Importance of Extracellular Matrix Protein 1 as Basement Membrane Protein in Maintaining Skin-Function
  9. Pathomechanisms of Endogenously Aged Skin
  10. Pathomechanisms of Photoaged Skin
  11. Proteoglycans in Skin Aging
  12. Possible Involvement of Basement Membrane Damage by Matrix Metalloproteinases and Serine Proteinases in Skin Aging Process
  13. Aging and Intrinsic Aging: Pathogenesis and Manifestations
  14. Buffering Capacity Considerations in the Elderly
  15. Neurotrophins and Skin Aging
  16. Considerations for Thermal Injury: The Elderly as a Sensitive Population
  17. Skin Reactivity of the Human Face: Functional Map and Age Related Differences
  18. Cluster of Differentiation 1d (CD1d) and Skin Aging
  19. Aging of Epidermal Stem Cells
  20. Adipose-Derived Stem Cells and Their Secretory Factors for Skin Aging
  21. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors: Role in Skin Health and Appearance of Photoaged-Skin
  22. Hyaluronan and the Process of Aging in Skin
  23. Changes in Nail in the Aged
  24. Vaginal Secretions with Age
  25. Unique Skin Immunology of the Lower Female Genital Tract with Age
  26. Aging Genital Skin and Hormone Replacement Therapy Benefits
  27. Facial Skin Rheology
  28. Pathology of Aging Skin
  29. Alterations of Energy Metabolism in Cutaneous Aging
  30. Cellular Energy Metabolism and Oxidative Stress
  31. DNA Damage and Repair in Skin Aging
  32. Fibulin-5 Deposition in Human Skin: Decrease with Aging and UVB Exposure and Increase in Solar Elastosis
  33. Sebum Production
  34. Climacteric Aging and Oral Hormone Replacement Therapy
  35. Biological Effects of Estrogen on Skin
  36. Corneocyte Size and Cell Renewal: Effects of Aging and Sex Hormones
  37. Stratum Corneum Cell Layers
  38. Aging and Melanocytes Stimulating Cytokine Expressed by Keratinocyte and Fibroblast
  39. Cyanoacrylate Skin Surface Strippings
  40. Biology of Stratum Corneum: Tape Stripping and Protein Quantification
  41. Effect of Ozone on Cutaneous Tissues
  42. Infrared A-Induced Skin Aging
  43. Global Warming and its Dermatologic Impact on Aging Skin
  44. Skin Photodamage Prevention: State of the Art and New Prospects
  45. Environmental and Genetic Factors in Facial Aging in Twins
  46. Tobacco Smoke and Skin Aging*
  47. DNA Biomarkers in Aging Skin
  48. The Use of Reconstructed Skin to Create New in vitro Models of Skin Aging with Special Emphasis on the Flexibility of Reconstructed Skin
  49. In Vitro Method to Visualize UV-Induced Reactive Oxygen Species in a Skin Equivalent Model
  50. Aging of Skin Cells in Culture
  51. Hyperpigmentation in Aging Skin
  52. Pigmentation in Ethnic Groups
  53. The New Face of Pigmentation and Aging
  54. Non-Neoplastic Disorders of the Aging Skin
  55. Neoplastic Skin Lesions in the Elderly Patient
  56. Carcinogenesis: UV Radiation*
  57. Melanoma and Skin Aging
  58. Aging-Associated Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: A Role for the Dermis
  59. Non-Surgical Modalities of Treatment for Primary Cutaneous Cancers
  60. Sunlight Exposure and Skin Thickness Measurements as a Function of Age: Risk Factors for Melanoma
  61. Influence of Race, Gender, Age, and Diabetes on the Skin Circulation
  62. Atopic Dermatitis in the Aged
  63. Dry Skin in Diabetes Mellitus and in Experimental Models of Diabetes
  64. Cutaneous Effects and Sensitive Skin with Incontinence in the Aged
  65. Bioengineering Methods and Skin Aging
  66. Hydration of the Skin Surface
  67. Transepidermal Water Loss and Aging
  68. Corneocyte Analysis
  69. The Structural and Functional Development of Skin During the First Year of Life: Investigations Using Non-Invasive Methods
  70. Structure of Stratum Corneum Lipid Studied by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
  71. Molecular Concentration Profiling in Skin Using Confocal Raman Spectroscopy
  72. The Measurement and Perception of Uneven Coloration in Aging Skin
  73. Assessing Quality of Life in Older Adult Patients with Skin Disorders
  74. Percutaneous Penetration of Chemicals and Aging Skin
  75. Animal Models
  76. Skin Aging: A Generalization of the Micro-Inflammatory Hypothesis
  77. The Potential of Probiotics and Prebiotics for Skin Health
  78. Probiotics in Aging Skin
  79. Irritant Contact Dermatitis
  80. Susceptibility to Irritation in the Elderly: New Techniques
  81. Safety Evaluation in the Elderly Via Dermatological Exposure
  82. Dermal Safety Evaluation: Use of Disposable Diaper Products in the Elderly
  83. Aging Skin Microbiology
  84. The Vaginal Microbiota in Menopause
  85. Impaired Wound Repair and Delayed Angiogenesis
  86. Facial Wrinkling: The Marquee Clinical Sign of Aging Skin
  87. Assessing Quality of Ordinal Scales Depicting Skin Aging Severity
  88. The Baumann Skin Typing System
  89. Psychological and Social Implications of Aging Skin: Normal Aging and the Effects of Cutaneous Disease
  90. Aging Skin: Some Psychosomatic Aspects
  91. Facial Skin Attributes and Age Perception
  92. Determinants in the Rate of Skin Aging: Ethnicity, Gender, and Lifestyle Influences
  93. Gender Differences in Skin
  94. Aging in Asian Skin
  95. Perceptions of Sensitive Skin with Age
  96. Aging and Skin Sensitivity
  97. Aging and Anti-Aging Strategies
  98. Cosmetics and Aging Skin
  99. Cosmetic Anti-Aging Ingredients
  100. Topical Growth Factors for Skin Rejuvenation
  101. Topical Peptides and Proteins for Aging Skin
  102. Solutions and Products for Managing Female Urinary Incontinence
  103. Changes in Vulvar Physiology and Skin Disorders with Age and Benefits of Feminine Wipes in Postmenopausal Women
  104. A New Paradigm for the Aging Face
  105. Cosmetic Surgery in the Elderly
  106. Facial Rejuvenation: A Chronology of Procedures
  107. Marketing and Product Design of Anti-Aging Skin Care Products
  108. Key Trends Driving Anti-Aging Skin Care in 2009 and Beyond