Initial excitement turned to disappointment. There was a report today from a Miami dermatology conference that a turmeric skin cream improved wrinkles.
From a cosmetically-minded MD colleague (thanks, New Skin Laser Center) came the inevitable pooh-pooh.
The real bone of contention was the trial design: comparing before and after photos. The study size was small, only 89 patients. It was not clear as to whether investigators were blinded.