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News & Research:
Hyaluronic Acid as a
Treatment Option for Pressure Ulcers - Medscape, 2/10/14 -
"One of the
components of the extracellular matrix, hyaluronic acid is present in skin,
cartilage, bone, and brain, among other tissues. It has proved valuable in
neurosurgery and dermatology because hyaluronic acid and degradation products
can modulate wound healing.  Numerous studies have demonstrated the
usefulness of hyaluronic acid in skin lesions and cartilage defects, in glial
cell culture, and in the regeneration/increase of sperm motility ...
Physiologically, the key characteristic of this molecule is its high
hydroscopicity, which serves to regulate tissue hydration and osmotic balance"
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Three Treatments Shown to Work Against Wrinkles - NYTimes.com, 8/18/08 -
"A recent review in The Archives of Dermatology
concludes that three anti-aging treatments are proven clinically effective:
the topical application of retinol; carbon dioxide laser resurfacing; and
injection of hyaluronic acid, a moisture-retaining acid that occurs
naturally in the skin"
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