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    Skin is made up of three major layers, the outermost layer being the epidermis, the deeper layer being the dermis, and the layer below the dermis or the hypodermis layer. The skin provides protection against pathogens, dehydration, UV light and mechanical trauma: 1) epithelial cells provide a barrier, sebaceous glands produce an oil called sebum, it has antifungal, and antibacterial properties, provides lubrication, hydration by preventing water loss from the epidermis, and increases the surface

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    There are numerous late developments in the field of skin break out skin treatment that offer promising results for the individuals who are more inclined to skin imperfections, pimples, and breakouts. Maybe the best advantage of these more up to date skin treatment strategies is that they decrease the measure of time required to treat breakouts and expel pimples, bringing about less skin inflammation scars after some time. For teenagers and those in their mid twenties, this can bring about enhanced

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    Circulation Issues Effects on Skin The integumentary system is an organ system that consist of nails, hair, and skin that protect our body from outside damage. Responsibilities of the circulatory system is to keep your body functioning; keeping the balance of your nutrients, hormones, oxygen, and further getting rid of waste. With these two systems working as one, they create another portal for topical treatments to enter into your blood stream, through your capillaries. The capillaries being one

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    The small holes in your skin (pores) connect to oil glands under the skin (NIH, 2015). Acne isn’t a skin disorder that just came about. It existed in ancient Greece whereas people then were affected by the disorder; some even believe it was invented in this time. Acne is not a serious disease and cannot cause a life and death situation, but it has a history of really infecting young people because of the sensitiveness of their skin. As I stated above acne is an ancient skin problem. In fact, the background

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    Skin Exercise

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    The Current Research on The Effect of Exercise on Skin Researches have suggested that exercises late in life may reverse the signs of ageing and maintain a younger skin appearance (30). A recent study was done at McMaster University in Ontario to see whether the signs of ageing were unavoidable. This study involves mice as test subjects that they were designed to age prematurely. The mice was put on a regimen of exercises, where the results have showed that it prevented the signs of ageing and

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    Skin Layers

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    Skin makes about 12 percent of our body weight and consist of three layers: the epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous layer. The epidermis is the outer layer of our skin, the visible part. Dermis is a layer of the skin below the epidermis. The epidermis is made up of five layers: -Horny layers-is made up of many flattered dead skin cells. This is the final top layer of the skin. These cells shed continuously to allow the new cells through. -Clear layer-is 3 or 4 rows thick of dead flattered cells. Found

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    Laser Skin

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    Reversing Sun Damage to Your Skin with Laser Skin Treatment No matter how hard you try, and despite the dire warnings by doctors, dermatologists, and many other medical experts, the average person in Texas simply cannot avoid going out in the sun. The worst part is that few if any bother with regular protection for their skin in the form of sunscreen. All of this seemingly endless exposure to the sun's harmful UV rays can lead to skin damage such as wrinkles and sun spots, along with many other unwanted

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    The Human Skin

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    Your skin is the body’s first defense mechanism. A barrier against pathogens and water loss, the human epidermis undergoes a constant renewal process called cornification, as old dead skin cells, corneocytes, are shed and replaced by cells from the layers below to maintain constant protection. A defect in the skin barrier could develop various skin conditions, including atopic dermatitis. The most common form of eczema, atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin condition characterized by inflammation and

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    Skin Grafts

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    The main reason that skin grafts are conducted is to prevent infection from growing and spreading throughout the body. In reality, skin grafts increase the patient’s possibility of acquiring an infection. The procedure takes a large area of skin from one side of the body, and creates another open wound. As a result of this surgery, the patient has two wound sites, which makes him twice as likely to get an infection. Moreover, the body is put under a tremendous amount of stress because it is trying

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    Skin Elasticity

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    Loss of skin elasticity is a natural part of the aging process. Although many people focus solely on their face, another area commonly affected by this loss of elasticity is the neck. Even when an individual has a youthful-looking face, the neck often reveals a person’s actual age. However, as a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon, Dr. John Michael Thomassen can address excess fat and loose skin on the neck, and lower face by performing a Lower Rhytidectomy (neck lift) at his surgery

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