Dermis Below your epidermis lies a thicker layer called your dermis. In contrast to your epidermis, which is constantly replacing itself, your dermis remains pretty much the same throughout your life. Your dermis houses a number of structures, the most prominent ones being: Blood vessels, which allow delivery of nutrients to your skin cells, removal… Read More


The skin is our body’s largest organ and it is subject to the natural aging process. Known as intrinsic aging, the natural aging process is continuous and normally begins during the mid-20s. Intrinsic aging is controlled by the genes which we inherit. The second type of aging or extrinsic aging is caused by environmental factors.… Read More


Humans lack a key enzyme found in many animals and plants that reverses severe sun damage. For the first time, researchers have witnessed how this enzyme works at the atomic level to repair sun-damaged DNA. Scientists were able to observe the enzyme, called photolyase, inject a single electron and proton into an injured strand of… Read More


Dr. Lawrence Jaeger is a board certified dermatologist who has a practice in New York. Dr Lawrence Jaeger specializes in the treatment of all skin, hair and nail disorders including all skin growths.  … Read More


Dr. Larry Jaeger is the medical director of Advanced Dermatology of New York and specializes in the area of Medical, Cosmetic and Surgical Dermatology.… Read More