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Hydroquinone-free Skin Brightener System for the Treatment of Moderate-to-severe Facial Hyperpigmentation

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

James H. Herndon Jr., MD, FAAD; Elizabeth T. Makino, BS, CCRA, MBA; Thomas J. Stephens, PhD; Rahul C. Mehta, PhD Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Carrollton, Texas; SkinMedica Inc., an Allergan Company, Carlsbad, California Abstract Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of a multimodal skin-brightening regimen in subjects with facial hyperpigmentation. Design: Open-label, single-center […]

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Evaluating the Efficacy of Photodynamic Therapy with 20% Aminolevulinic Acid and Microdermabrasion as a Combination Treatment Regimen for Acne Scarring A Split-face, Randomized, Double-blind Pilot Study

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rita V. Linkner, MD; Shelbi Jim On, MD; Madelaine Haddican, MD; Giselle Singer, BS; Helen Shim-Chang, MD Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, New York, New York Abstract Acne scarring is a consequence of abnormal resolution of wound healing after damage that occurs in the sebaceous follicle during acne inflammation. No trial to […]

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Moisturizers for Acne: What are their Constituents?

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leena Chularojanamontri, MD; Papapit Tuchinda, MD; Kanokvalai Kulthanan, MD; Kamolwan Pongparit, MD Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Abstract Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit that affects almost all teenagers. Different treatments offer different modes of action, but aim to target acne pathology. Topical therapies, […]

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Safety and Efficacy of Micro-focused Ultrasound Plus Visualization for the Treatment of Axillary Hyperhidrosis

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD; Hyunhee Park, DO Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD is from the Center for Cosmetic Enhancement, Aventura, Florida and the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; Hyunhee Park, DO is from the Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research, Aventura, Florida. Disclosure: Dr. Nestor is a […]

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Updated Physician’s Guide to the Off-label Uses of Oral Isotretinoin

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steven Brandon Nickel, DO; Nathan Peterson, DO; Michael Peterson, DO Steven Brandon Nickel, DO is from Broward Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Nathan Peterson, DO is from Aspen Dermatology Residency Program, Spanish Fork, Utah; Michael Peterson, DO is from Aspen Dermatology, Spanish Fork, Utah. Disclosure: the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract While oral isotretinoin is […]

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Evaluation of the Skin Sensitization, Photoirritation, and Photoallergic Potential of Ingenol Mebutate Gel in Healthy Volunteers

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Johnathan S. Dosik, MD; Maureen Damstra, BA; Carol Udell, MS; Peter Welburn, PHD Johnathan S. Dosik, MD, Maureen Damstra, BA and Carol Udell are from TKL Research, Inc., Rochelle Park, New Jersey; Peter Welburn, PHD, is from LEO Pharma Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.  Disclosure: Jonathan S. Dosik was principal investigator for these studies (PEP005-005; PEP005-023; PEP005-024) of […]

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Video Education Provides Effective Wound Care Instruction Pre- or Post- Mohs Micrographic Surgery

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monica M. Van Acker, DO; MArk A. Kuriata, DO,FAOCD Disclosure: The Authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to determine if delivery of wound care instruction pre-Mohs micrographic surgery versus the typical, post-Mohs surgery would allow for greater patient retention. Design: A non-blinded, randomized, controlled trial receiving […]

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