Removal of age pigment ?

Brian Rowley browley at UNIXG.UBC.CA
Wed Oct 30 12:36:03 EST 1996


A lot of people say that centrophenoxine removes lipofuscin from skin and 
nerve cells due to its antioxidant properties. However, I've see two 
studies, one in primate and one in rodent retinal neuronal (I think) 
cells showing no effect on lipofuscin content whatsoever. Still, people 
claim that lipofuscin removal occurs with centrophenoxine. Maybe other 
studies suggest it does. I realize I'm off topic, by the way :->

On 30 Oct 1996, Axel Kowald wrote:

> Hi there
> 
> I heard somewhere that it is possible to remove age pigment (lipofuscin) from the 
> skin by using some kind of vitamin E or vitamin A containing ointment. 
> Unfortunately I forgot the details. Does any one know more about this ?
> 
> Many thanks 
> 
> 	Axel Kowald
> 
> 




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