The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology

Providing dermatologists with peer-reviewed, evidence-based information on the latest treatment options, new techniques, and practice management issues

CURRENT ISSUE: VOL. 14, ISSUE 4, APRIL 2017

Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis Using a Novel Herbal-based Cream

Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis Using a Novel Herbal-based Cream

aDeganit Barak-Shinar, PhD; bRuben del Río, MD; cLawrence J. Green, MD aaKamedis Ltd., Tel-Aviv, Israel bEsperit Sant Hospital of Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain cGeorge Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. Disclosure: Dr. Barak-Shinar is an employee of Kamedis Ltd., the manufacturer of Seborrheamedis Face Cream and the sponsor of this study. Dr. […]

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Body Contouring and Skin Tightening Using a Unique Novel Multisource Radiofrequency Energy Delivery Method

Body Contouring and Skin Tightening Using a Unique Novel Multisource Radiofrequency Energy Delivery Method

aIsabelle Rousseaux, MD; bSam Robson, MRCGP aCabinet de Dermatologie Esthétique, Lille Côté Sud, Loos, France; bTemple Medical, Aberdeen, United Kingdom Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of the latest multisource radiofrequency handpiece, specially designed for body area skin […]

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Comparative Study of Compounded Anesthetic Benzocaine/Lidocaine/ Tetracaine (BLT) Cream with and without Abrasive Particles

Comparative Study of Compounded Anesthetic Benzocaine/Lidocaine/ Tetracaine (BLT) Cream with and without Abrasive Particles

Metavee Boonsiri, MD; DeAnna Diaz, MS; Theerayuth Sukmee, MD; Joyce Okawa, RN; Chérie M. Ditre, MD Cosmetic Enhancement Center, Penn Medicine Radnor, University of Pennsylvania, Radnor, Pennsylvania Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the use of benzocaine, lidocaine, tetracaine (BLT) cream with […]

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A Review of the Global Guidelines  on Surgical Margins for  Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

A Review of the Global Guidelines on Surgical Margins for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

aAmanda F. Nahhas, DO; aChase A. Scarbrough, DO; bShannon Trotter, DO aOhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, Athens, Ohio bOhio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract Background: Adequate treatment and follow-up of a patient with nonmelanoma skin cancer is of utmost concern for a clinician. However, there […]

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Triple Hedgehog Pathway Inhibition  for Basal Cell Carcinoma

Triple Hedgehog Pathway Inhibition for Basal Cell Carcinoma

aXinyi Yang, BMed/MD; bMatthew S. Dinehart, BA, MEd aThe Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, Australia aUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Vismodegib, a potent inhibitor of the hedgehog pathway, is an effective treatment for advanced basal cell carcinoma. More recently, it […]

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Vulvar Asymmetry Due to Silicone Migration and Granulomatous  Immune Response Following  Injection for Buttock Augmentation

Vulvar Asymmetry Due to Silicone Migration and Granulomatous Immune Response Following Injection for Buttock Augmentation

aDavid B. Harker, MD; bJake E. Turrentine, MD; aSeemal R. Desai, MD aThe University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas bMedical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract A 34-year-old woman was referred to the authors’ dermatology clinic for evaluation of right labial […]

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Tolerability of Ingenol Mebutate Gel, 0.05%, for Treating Patients with Actinic Keratosis on the Scalp in a Community Dermatology Practice

Miriam S. Bettencourt, MD Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Henderson, Nevada; Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Bettencourt reports no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Objective: To describe the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of treatment of actinic keratosis on the scalp with two consecutive, once-daily applications of ingenol […]

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Efficacy and Tolerability of a Combined 445nm and 630nm Over-the-counter Light Therapy Mask with and without Topical Salicylic Acid versus Topical Benzoyl Peroxide for the Treatment of Mild-to-moderate Acne Vulgaris

a,bMark S. Nestor, MD, PhD; aNicole Swenson, DO; aAngela Macri, DO; aMitchell Manway, DO; aPaige Paparone, DO aCenter for Clinical and Cosmetic Research and Center for Cosmetic Enhancement, Aventura, Florida; bDepartment of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida Disclosure: Dr. Nestor is a consultant to La Lumiere LLC, […]

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Correlation Between the Evaluation of Pigmented Lesions by a Multi-spectral Digital Skin Lesion Analysis Device and the Clinical and Histological Features of Melanoma

aRichard R. Winkelmann, DO; bDarrell S. Rigel, MD, MS; cLaura Ferris, MD, PhD; dArthur Sober, MD; eNatalie Tucker, BS; fClay J. Cockerell, MD aRigel Dermatology, New York, New York; bDepartment of Dermatology, New York University, New York, New York; bDepartment of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; dHarvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; eMELA Sciences Inc., […]

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Experimental Evidence in Hair Restoration Procedures Plucked Hair Survival and Growth Rate

Edoardo Raposio, PhD; Giorgia Caruana, MD Department of Surgical Sciences, Plastic Surgery Unit, University of Parma, and Cutaneous, Mini-invasive, Regenerative and Plastic Surgery Unit, Parma University Hospital, Parma, Italy Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Background: Limitations of hair restoration procedures are the amount of hairs available and the invasiveness of […]

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Activity of Dapsone versus Community and Hospital Pathogens from the Canward Study

aGeorge G. Zhanel, PhD; bJames Q. Del Rosso, DO aProfessor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Director of Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Alliance, Manitoba, Canada; bAdjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology), Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Henderson, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Zhanel received research grant support from […]

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Benzocaine/Lidocaine/Tetracaine Cream Report of Corneal Damage and Review

Metavee Boonsiri, MD; Katherine C. Marks, MD; Chérie M. Ditre, MD Cosmetic Enhancement Center, Penn Medicine in Radnor, University of Pennsylvania, Radnor, Pennsylvania Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.    Abstract Practitioners are increasingly using topical anesthetics in the field of dermatology. Application of topical anesthetics prior to performing dermatologic procedures has […]

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Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis Using a Novel Herbal-based Cream

Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis Using a Novel Herbal-based Cream

| April 1, 2017

aDeganit Barak-Shinar, PhD; bRuben del Río, MD; cLawrence J. Green, MD aaKamedis Ltd., Tel-Aviv, Israel bEsperit Sant Hospital of Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain cGeorge Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. Disclosure: Dr. Barak-Shinar is an employee of Kamedis Ltd., the manufacturer of Seborrheamedis Face Cream and the sponsor of this study. Dr. […]

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Body Contouring and Skin Tightening Using a Unique Novel Multisource Radiofrequency Energy Delivery Method

Body Contouring and Skin Tightening Using a Unique Novel Multisource Radiofrequency Energy Delivery Method

| April 1, 2017

aIsabelle Rousseaux, MD; bSam Robson, MRCGP aCabinet de Dermatologie Esthétique, Lille Côté Sud, Loos, France; bTemple Medical, Aberdeen, United Kingdom Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of the latest multisource radiofrequency handpiece, specially designed for body area skin […]

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Comparative Study of Compounded Anesthetic Benzocaine/Lidocaine/ Tetracaine (BLT) Cream with and without Abrasive Particles

Comparative Study of Compounded Anesthetic Benzocaine/Lidocaine/ Tetracaine (BLT) Cream with and without Abrasive Particles

| April 1, 2017

Metavee Boonsiri, MD; DeAnna Diaz, MS; Theerayuth Sukmee, MD; Joyce Okawa, RN; Chérie M. Ditre, MD Cosmetic Enhancement Center, Penn Medicine Radnor, University of Pennsylvania, Radnor, Pennsylvania Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the use of benzocaine, lidocaine, tetracaine (BLT) cream with […]

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A Review of the Global Guidelines  on Surgical Margins for  Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

A Review of the Global Guidelines on Surgical Margins for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

| April 1, 2017

aAmanda F. Nahhas, DO; aChase A. Scarbrough, DO; bShannon Trotter, DO aOhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, Athens, Ohio bOhio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract Background: Adequate treatment and follow-up of a patient with nonmelanoma skin cancer is of utmost concern for a clinician. However, there […]

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