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Second Skin Polymer Protects Dry Skin & Delivers Drugs

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Here is a new material that can be used to protect and tighten dry skin and deliver drugs to treat skin conditions such as eczema. This silicone-based polymer mimics the properties of healthy skin, acting an invisible layer to deliver a drug locally to the area that is being treated.

Scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs are behind this idea. The above video shows how this “second skin” works.

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