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Monitoring changes in skin condition due to the application of DMSO, using an optothermal technique
Author(s): Ravindar M.S. Bindra; Robert E. Imhof; Gillian Eccleston; David J. S. Birch
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Paper Abstract

An opto-thermal study of in-vivo skin response to hydration and externally applied chemicals has revealed a high sensitivity to the solvent Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO). Dependence on dose, individual and post-treatment recovery after washing were investigated. The measurements indicate that skin hydrates much more rapidly after treatment with DMSO, than normal skin.

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Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1643, Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems III, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137358
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Ravindar M.S. Bindra, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Robert E. Imhof, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Gillian Eccleston, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
David J. S. Birch, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1643:
Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems III
R. Rox Anderson M.D., Editor(s)

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