Ceramide-based regimen corrects skin barrier dysfunction in eczema

Use of a ceramide moisturising cream and cleanser appears to improve skin barrier function in patients with moderate eczema. An Australian study of 100 adult patients found transepidermal water loss (TEWL) decreased and skin hydration increased after 28 days of treatment compared to placebo. However the primary efficacy outcome – symptom severity as assessed by ...

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