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Dermatology’s Elma Baron explains study that found how lack of sleep can lead to signs of aging

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Reader’s Digest: Elma Baron, professor of dermatology, explained her study, which found that women who got less sleep often showed signs of aging in the form of fine lines, uneven pigmentation, slackening of skin and reduced elasticity. “Our study is the first to conclusively demonstrate that inadequate sleep is correlated with reduced skin health and accelerates skin aging,” she said.