Our expert says:
There is not anything you can use to "thicken" skin, but she can ensure that she takes in enough protein daily to support the growth of the skin and take omega 3 supplements, and check her blood count to ensure that she does not have low blood platelets or low koagulation factors. The cortisone should not after stopping it for 1 year cause any side effects. As one gets older your skin becomes thinner and more prone to injury as the collagen and fatty tissue in the skin becomes less protective.
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