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|TITLE||Antiaging Effects of Topical Lactobionic Acid: Results of a Controlled Usage Study|
|AUTHOR||Barbara A. Green, RPh, MS, Brenda L. Edison, BA, Monya L. Sigler, PhD|
Lactobionic acid, a next-generation AHA possessing a polyhydroxy structure (a so-called polyhydroxy acid), has been shown to provide textural and smoothing benefits to skin and increase skin thickness via digital caliper measurements, thereby providing multiple anti-aging benefits. Lactobionic acid is also an antioxidant chelating substance that suppresses matrix metalloproteinase enzymatic activity, helping to protect against further sun damage.
The benefits of Lactobionic acid for the skin
Clinical grading revealed significant improvements in all the graded parameters at weeks 6 and 12 compared with baseline.
Visible improvement on wrinkles and fine lines