The Cutometer® is the world’s most-used instrument in this field. Over 1000 publications proof its being a benchmark tool for every researcher in cosmetics and dermatology. Frequently, people apply the term “cutometry” when talking about skin elasticity measurements.
The principle is based on drawing the skin with negative pressure into the probe aperture. Touchlessly, an optical system determines the skin’s ability to resist the suction and to recover when the pressure ceases. From the real time curve, interesting calculation parameters mirror firmness, elasticity, viscoelasticity, fatigue, skin energy, biological skin age and the brand-new parameter maximum collagen power.
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