AGE Reader

Non-invasive cardiovascular risk assessment

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AGE Reader in anti-aging

AGEs in skin 
AGEs accumulate in the whole body including the skin. Cross-linking of AGEs to proteins such as collagen and elastin leads to damaging these proteins. This will lead to the development of wrinkles and a lack of elasticity and eventually leads to an older appearance.
There are numerous anti-aging and cosmetic products available that specifically target the accumulation of AGEs in the skin.

What do we measure with the AGE Reader?
The AGE Reader measurement is based on measuring glycated proteins in tissue: AGEs (Advanced Glycation Endproducts). AGEs accumulate over a person’s lifetime and are known to play a central role in evolving wrinkles and a lack of skin elasticity which might lead to an older skin appearance. For more information on the relationship of AGEs and the skin please click here and help yourself with related articles.

Interpretation of measurement result
The AGE Reader measurement result consists of an easy to interpret AGE score. In order to interpret the measurement result it has to be made clear that there is a linear relation between the AGE score and the calender age. The measurement result will be compared with the reference values of healthy subjects of the same age and is displayed in a color coded graph. The green and area indicates there is no increased amount of AGEs. If the measurement result is in the yellow, orange or red area this indicates there is an increased amount of AGEs in the tissue and thereby an indicator of having or developing wrinkles, loss of skin elasticity and an older appearance of the skin in general.

Follow-up of AGE Reader measurement results
Measurement results of the AGE Reader in the green area indicates a normal result for a healthy skin. It could be interesting for the measured people to learn more about AGEs and obtain advice on lifestyle to manage their levels of AGEs and keep their skin appearance young. Moreover, cosmetic and medical supplements could support the current positive skin situation.
If the AGE Reader measurement result is in the yellow, orange or red area it can be recommended to make use of anti-glycation products and/or anti-aging supplements. After the supplements have been taken or applied for a period of time, a second measurement can show the positive effect of slowing down the aging process or even reducing the amount of AGEs and risk for wrinkles and skin inelasticity.

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