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 3, MARCH 2017

Picosecond Lasers: A New and Emerging Therapy for Skin of Color, Minocycline-induced Pigmentation, and Tattoo Removal

Jeannette Jakus, MD, MBA Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York Ajay Kailas, BS University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, Florida  Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017;10(3):14–15  DEAR EDITOR: In 2012, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the very […]

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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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Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis: A Review

aNatalie Rose Edgar, DO; bDahlia Saleh, DO; cRichard A. Miller, DO aNova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine/Largo Medical Center, Largo Florida bNova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine cBroward Health Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Aphthous stomatitis is a painful and often recurrent inflammatory […]

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Azelaic Acid Topical Formulations: Differentiation of 15% Gel and 15% Foam

 James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Adjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology), Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada; Research Director/Principal Investigator, JDR Dermatology Research, LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada; Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Thomas Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: In relationship to this manuscript, Dr. Del Rosso serves as a consultant, speaker, and research investigator for Bayer HealthCare […]

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Molluscum Contagiosum Treated with Dilute Povidone-Iodine: A Series of Cases

a,bKara Capriotti, MD; a,cKevin Stewart, MD; a,cJesse Pelletier, MD; a,cJoseph Capriotti, MD aVeloce BioPharma LLC; bBryn Mawr Skin and Cancer Institute; cPlessen Ophthalmology Consultants Disclosure: Drs. Capriotti (K) and Capriotti (J) are consultants for Veloce BioPharma. All listed  authors are equity holders in Veloce BioPharma. Abstract Objective: To report our experience using a broad spectrum […]

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Ticks and Tick Bites Presenting as “Funny Moles”: A Review of Different Presentations and a Focus on Tick-borne Diseases

aJoseph R. Kallini, MD; bAmor Khachemoune, MD, FAAD, FACMS aDetroit Medical Center / Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan; bVeterans Affairs Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Purpose: To describe a man with an adherent tick mimicking a melanoma, summarize the salient features of this condition, and review […]

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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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Picosecond Lasers: A New and Emerging Therapy for Skin of Color, Minocycline-induced Pigmentation, and Tattoo Removal

| March 1, 2017

Jeannette Jakus, MD, MBA Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York Ajay Kailas, BS University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, Florida  Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017;10(3):14–15  DEAR EDITOR: In 2012, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the very […]

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

| March 1, 2017

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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Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis: A Review

| March 1, 2017

aNatalie Rose Edgar, DO; bDahlia Saleh, DO; cRichard A. Miller, DO aNova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine/Largo Medical Center, Largo Florida bNova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine cBroward Health Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Aphthous stomatitis is a painful and often recurrent inflammatory […]

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Azelaic Acid Topical Formulations: Differentiation of 15% Gel and 15% Foam

| March 1, 2017

 James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Adjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology), Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada; Research Director/Principal Investigator, JDR Dermatology Research, LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada; Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Thomas Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: In relationship to this manuscript, Dr. Del Rosso serves as a consultant, speaker, and research investigator for Bayer HealthCare […]

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