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In the treatment of rosacea, antioxidants have been formulated into useful forms for the skin.
In addition, antioxidants can counteract the harm initiated by environmental factors such as the sun (when used in conjunction with sunscreen) and pollution, helping prevent the signs of aging, particularly photoaging.
General public consensus has been that antioxidants may reverse aging, however theoretically antioxidants can only prevent rather than reverse damage. This effect may nevertheless give the appearance of reversed aging.
Antioxidants are numerous and include all manner of natural and synthetic molecules.
The most effective antioxidants are highly unstable due to their willingness to combine with and neutralise oxidants.
Effective antioxidant products contain high concentrations of antioxidants and will have short shelf-lives.
For this reason, we ask that you use The Clinic's products within four months of opening and store them below the temperature indicated on the label and away from direct light.
Although this serum is applied at night, it's effects are protracted over several days as the antioxidants cannot be washed or rubbed off once absorbed.
It is also desirable that antioxidant products be used as soon after manufacture as possible (for this reason all patient products are prepared to order).
Some of the most noteworthy antioxidants for rosacea include the following:
In the last decade, properly formulated and stable antioxidant technologies have become a substantial addition to the dermatological armamentarium against rosacea, helping manage most aspects of the disease at all stages while also having genuine anti-aging properties.
Author: Peter Wilson.
Reviewed: Wednesday, 11 September 2013.
Further Information: Antioxidants : What Is The Role of Antioxidants in Rosacea? :