Sep 29, 2016 Current Health News

Acne's Silver Lining: Slower Aging of the Skin?

LIKE ({{state.likes}})
BOOKMARK
Acne's Silver Lining: Slower Aging of the Skin? - ZALEA Article Banner

There's some potentially good news for people with a history of acne -- their skin may age more slowly than those who didn't have to suffer mottled skin through adolescence.

That's the suggestion of a British study that included just over 1,200 twins. One-quarter of them struggled with acne at some point in their life.

"For many years, dermatologists have identified that the skin of acne sufferers appears to age more slowly than in those who have not experienced any acne in their lifetime. Whilst this has been observed in clinical settings, the cause of this was previously unclear," said lead researcher Dr. Simone Ribero. He is a dermatologist in the department of twin research and genetic epidemiology at King's College London.


Read the rest of the article at Current Health News

Join the Discussion

zaleareview
RELATED TAGS
Dermatology
VIEW {{!state.tags ?'ALL' : 'LESS'}}   >
GLOSSARY
Rosacea
Skin Biopsy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
VIEW {{!state.glossary ?'ALL' : 'LESS'}}   >

Register for FREE

Sign-up here to ACCESS Exclusive Benefits
X

You must sign up with ZALEA to read more content.

Free Sign Up