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Current Issue: August 2018

August 2018 Editorial Message

August 2018 Editorial Message

Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the August 2018 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We start this issue with a study by Azevedo et al titled “Vitamin D Deficiency, Skin Phototype, Sun Index, and Metabolic Risk Among Patients with High Rates of Sun Exposure Living in the Tropics.” Here, investigators sought to determine […]

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Brassiere Clasps are a Source of Nickel Exposure  Dear Editor: Nickel sensitization has been repeatedly associated with piercings and jewelry exposure in both women and children.1 We report a case of an allergic reaction to […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency, Skin Phototype, Sun Index, and Metabolic Risk Among Patients with High Rates of Sun Exposure Living in the Tropics

Vitamin D Deficiency, Skin Phototype, Sun Index, and Metabolic Risk Among Patients with High Rates of Sun Exposure Living in the Tropics

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(8):15–18 by Maria Azevedo, MD; Leonardo Bandeira, md; Cybelle Luza, MD; Alyne Lemos, MD; Francisco Bandeira, md, phd, face  Drs. Azvedo, Luza, and Lemos are with the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Hospital Agamenon Magalhaes and the University of Pernambuco Medical School in Recife, Brazil. Drs. L. Bandeira  and F. […]

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A Practical Approach to Chemical Peels: A Review of Fundamentals and Step-by-step Algorithmic Protocol for Treatment

A Practical Approach to Chemical Peels: A Review of Fundamentals and Step-by-step Algorithmic Protocol for Treatment

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(8):21–28 by Teo Soleymani, MD; Julien Lanoue, MD; and Zakia Rahman, MD Drs. Soleymani, Lanoue, and Rahman are with the Department of Dermatology at Stanford University School of Medicine in Redwood City, California.  Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Safety and Effectiveness of an Automated Microneedling Device in Improving the Signs of Aging Skin

Safety and Effectiveness of an Automated Microneedling Device in Improving the Signs of Aging Skin

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(8):29–34 by Glynis Ablon, MD, FAAD Dr. Ablon is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California in Los Angeles, California.  Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article.  Abstract: Objective. The purpose of this study was to evaluate […]

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The 12-point Revitalization Guide to Pan-facial Application of Injectable Fillers in Older Women

The 12-point Revitalization Guide to Pan-facial Application of Injectable Fillers in Older Women

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(8):35–40 by Niamh Corduff, MBBS, FRACS  Dr. Corduff is with the Cosmetic Refinement Clinic in Geelong, Australia.  Funding: This article was funded by Merz Asia Pacific.  Disclosures: Niamh Corduff is a consultant for MERZ Asia Pacific and Australia. Abstract: Soft tissue filler augmentation for beautification is a common aesthetic request from women […]

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Past Articles

July 2018 Editorial Message

July 2018 Editorial Message

Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the July 2018 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We begin this issue with a study titled “What Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL) Factors Influence the Decision of Patients with Acne to Visit a Dermatologist?” by Chernyshov et al. Researchers included 150 patients in their study: 75 patients […]

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Regarding Statement from FDA Commissioner on New FDA Actions to Keep Consumers Safe from the Harmful Effects of Sun Exposure, and Ensure the Long-term Safety and Benefits of Sunscreens Dear Editor: Ferndale Healthcare, Inc., would like to comment as the distributors of Heliocare capsules, on the “Statement from the FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on […]

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What Health-related Quality of Life Factors Influence the Decision of Patients with Acne to Visit a Dermatologist?

What Health-related Quality of Life Factors Influence the Decision of Patients with Acne to Visit a Dermatologist?

by Pavel V. Chernyshov, MD, PhD; Anastasiia Petrenko, MD, PhD; and Victoria Kopylova Dr. Chernyshov is with the Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the National Medical University in Kiev, Ukraine. Dr. Petrenko is with the Department of Dermatovenereology, Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education in Kiev, Ukraine. Ms. Kopylova is with Second Medical Faculty […]

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Patterns of Over-the-counter Lightening Agent Use among Patients with Hyperpigmentation Disorders:  A United States-based Cohort Study

Patterns of Over-the-counter Lightening Agent Use among Patients with Hyperpigmentation Disorders: A United States-based Cohort Study

by Dana S. Saade, MD; Mayra B.C. Maymone, MD, DSc; Eric A. Secemsky, MD, MSc; Kevin F. Kennedy, MSc; and Neelam A. Vashi, MD Drs. Saade, Maymone, and Vashi are with the Department of Dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Secemsky is with the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General […]

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Androgenetic Alopecia Treatment in Asian Men

Androgenetic Alopecia Treatment in Asian Men

by Yohei Tanaka, MD, PhD; Toru Aso, MD, PhD; Jumpei Ono, MD; Ryu Hosoi, MD; and Takuto Kaneko, MD Dr. Tanaka is with Clinica Tanaka Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Anti-aging Center in Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan, and the AGA Skin Clinic in Tokyo, Japan. Drs. Aso, Ono, Hosoi, and Kaneko are also with the AGA Skin […]

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Process of Post-operative Telephone Follow-up Implementation for Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Pilot Study

Process of Post-operative Telephone Follow-up Implementation for Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A Pilot Study

by Brayden Forbes, MD; Aaron M. Secrest, MD, PhD; Matthew Q. Hand MD; and Mark J. Eliason, MD  Drs. Forbes, Secrest, Hand, and Eliason are with the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Secrest is with the Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah. […]

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Online Exclusives

Management of Necrosis

Management of Necrosis

Management of Necrosis by Martyn King, MD

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Visual Loss Secondary to Cosmetic Filler Injection

Visual Loss Secondary to Cosmetic Filler Injection

Visual Loss Secondary to Cosmetic Filler Injection Lee Walker, MD and Martyn King, MD  

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ACE Emergency Kit v1.2

ACE Emergency Kit v1.2

ACE Emergency Kit v1.2 Martyn King, MD  

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Managing Expectations Associated with Cosmetic Interventions

Managing Expectations Associated with Cosmetic Interventions

  Managing Expectations Associated with Cosmetic Interventions Sam J Robson, MB, ChB, MRCGP

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis Emma Davies RN, NIP

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Management of Sharps Injuries or Splash Incidents

Management of Sharps Injuries or Splash Incidents

    Management of Sharps Injuries or Splash Incidents Sharon King, RN, NIP

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In Focus

Topical Ivermectin: Data Supporting Dual Modes of Action in Rosacea

Topical Ivermectin: Data Supporting Dual Modes of Action in Rosacea

by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Dr. Del Rosso is Research Director at JDR Dermatology Research in Las Vegas, Nevada; Adjunct Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Touro University Nevada, Las Vegas; and with Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. Funding: The author did not receive any form of […]

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Topical Alpha-Agonist Therapy for Persistent Facial Erythema of Rosacea and the Addition of Oxmetazoline to the Treatment Armamentarium: Where Are We Now?

Topical Alpha-Agonist Therapy for Persistent Facial Erythema of Rosacea and the Addition of Oxmetazoline to the Treatment Armamentarium: Where Are We Now?

by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Dr. Del Rosso is Research Director at JDR Dermatology Research, Las Vegas, Nevada and at Henderson Dermatology Research in Henderson, Nevada; is Adjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology) at ableouro University Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada; and practices Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. J […]

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A Closer Look at Seborrheic Keratoses: Patient Perspectives, Clinical Relevance, Medical Necessity, and Implications for Management

A Closer Look at Seborrheic Keratoses: Patient Perspectives, Clinical Relevance, Medical Necessity, and Implications for Management

James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Research Director, JDR Dermatology Research and Private Dermatology Practice, Thomas Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Del Rosso serves as a consultant to Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (Malvern, Pennsylvania) that  has a topical therapy for seborrheic keratosis under development. He also served as a consultant for and as the […]

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Emerging Issues in Adult Female Acne

Emerging Issues in Adult Female Acne

aJoshua A. Zeichner, MD; bHillary E. Baldwin, MD; cFran E. Cook-Bolden, MD; dLawrence F. Eichenfield, MD; dSheila Fallon-Friedlander, MD; eDavid A. Rodriguez, MD aMount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York bMorristown, New Jersey cSkin Specialty Dermatology, New York, New York dUniversity of California, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California eDermatology Associates/Research, Coral Gables, Florida; cRedwood […]

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Oral Apremilast for the Treatment  of Plaque Psoriasis

Oral Apremilast for the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis

James Q. Del Rosso, DO; Leon Kircik, MD Disclosures (related to this manuscript): Dr. Del Rosso is a speaker, consultant, and/or researcher for Anacor, Aqua, Allergan, Bayer, Celgene, Galderma, LeoPharma, Novartis, Pharmaderm, Promius, SunPharma, and Valeant. Dr. Kircik is either a speaker, consultant, or investigator for Amgen, Anacor, Aqua, Allergan, Bayer, Celgene, Coherus, Eli Lilly, […]

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Application of Nail Polish During Topical Management of Onychomycosis Are Data Available to Guide the Clinician  About What to Tell Their Patients?

Application of Nail Polish During Topical Management of Onychomycosis Are Data Available to Guide the Clinician About What to Tell Their Patients?

James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Adjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology), Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada; Research Director, Del Rosso Dermatology Research, Las Vegas, Nevada; Private Practice, Lakes Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Del Rosso served as the sole author of this manuscript. No individual or group from any company or agency participated in […]

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August 2018 Digital Edition

August 2018 Digital Edition

| August 1, 2018

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Non-insulated Fractional Microneedle Radiofrequency Treatment with Smooth Motor Insertion for Reduction of Depressed Acne Scars, Pore Size, and Skin Texture Improvement:  A Preliminary Study

Non-insulated Fractional Microneedle Radiofrequency Treatment with Smooth Motor Insertion for Reduction of Depressed Acne Scars, Pore Size, and Skin Texture Improvement: A Preliminary Study

| August 1, 2018

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(8):41–44 by Anwar Elawar, MD, and Serge Dahan, MD Dr. Elawar is with the Aesthetic Dermatological Laser Center in Marseille, France. Dr. Dahan is with the St. Jean Languedoc Clinic in Toulouse, France.  Funding: No funding was provided. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of […]

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Management of Truncal Acne Vulgaris with Topical Dapsone 7.5% Gel

Management of Truncal Acne Vulgaris with Topical Dapsone 7.5% Gel

| August 1, 2018

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(8):45–50 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO; Leon Kircik, MD; and Emil Tanghetti, MD Dr. Del Rosso is with JDR Dermatology Research and Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is also Adjunct Clinical Professor at Touro University Nevada in Henderson, Nevada. Dr. Kircik is Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at […]

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A Randomized, Active Comparator-controlled Clinical Trial of a Topical Botanical Cream for Skin Hydration, Elasticity, Firmness, and Cellulite

A Randomized, Active Comparator-controlled Clinical Trial of a Topical Botanical Cream for Skin Hydration, Elasticity, Firmness, and Cellulite

| August 1, 2018

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(8):51–57 by Mesfin Yimam, DVM, MS; Young-Chul Lee, PhD; Ping Jiao, PhD; Mei Hong, MS; Lidia Brownell, MS; and Qi Jia, PhD All authors are with Unigen, Inc. in Tacoma, Washington.  Funding: Funding was provided by Unigen, Inc.  Disclosures: All authors are employees of Unigen, Inc.  Abstract: Background. The skin is where initial visual […]

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July 2018 Digital Edition

July 2018 Digital Edition

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