Med Esthetics - Dr. Jeannette Graf: "Sugar Attack"
Over the past several years, there has been a lot of hype about glycation and advanced glycation end-products, or AGEs, as they’ve become known to the skincare world.
Yet, with all the focus on glycation, much of this condition still remains a mystery to patients and scientists alike. "Unlike the enzymatic process of glycosylation—an essential step in protein modification—glycation is a nonenzymatic, abnormal joining of sugars with proteins," said Jeannette Graf, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Learn more