A new synthetic skin restores the real stuff’s youthful appearance

Dermatologists are going to love this…

Our skin provides a protective barrier against things like extreme temperatures, toxins, microorganisms, radiation, and mechanical force. But as skin ages, it becomes weaker, more sensitive, and less able to repair itself. Aging also results in things we don’t like, such as the formation of wrinkles or sagging skin.

Many individuals spend a great deal of time and money trying to restore their skin’s youthful appearance, but what if there was a simpler way? In an investigation recently published in Nature Materials, a team of scientists have developed a synthetic skin that can be worn invisibly, restoring both the mechanical and aesthetic characteristics of normal, youthful skin.

Source: A new synthetic skin restores the real stuff’s youthful appearance

The burning question is: will it help burn victims?

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