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Current Issue: February 2019

February 2019 Editorial Message

February 2019 Editorial Message

Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the February 2019 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD). As you know, JCAD’s mission has always been to provide the latest high-quality clinical information on which you, our readers, rely to continually improve the care of your patients. To help us meet this objective and in response […]

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Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Superficial Radiation Therapy for Treating Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers and Keloids

Consensus Guidelines on the Use of Superficial Radiation Therapy for Treating Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers and Keloids

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):12–18 by Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD; Brian Berman, MD, PhD; David Goldberg, MD, JD; Armand B. Cognetta, Jr., MD; Michael Gold, MD;  William Roth, MD; Clay J. Cockerell, MD; and Brad Glick, DO, MPH Drs. Nestor and Berman are with the Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research in Aventura, Florida […]

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Microfocused Ultrasound with Visualization for the Treatment of Stretch Marks

Microfocused Ultrasound with Visualization for the Treatment of Stretch Marks

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):20–24 by Gabriela Casabona, MD Dr. Casabona is Scientific Director at Ocean Clinic in Marbella, Spain. FUNDING: Funding for this study was provided by Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. DISCLOSURES: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Objective. Stretch marks (striae) can […]

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Topical Cantharidin in the Management of Molluscum Contagiosum: Preliminary Assessment of an Ether-free, Pharmaceutical-grade Formulation

Topical Cantharidin in the Management of Molluscum Contagiosum: Preliminary Assessment of an Ether-free, Pharmaceutical-grade Formulation

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):27–30 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, and  Leon Kircik, MD Dr. Del Rosso is Research Director of JDR Dermatology Research in Las Vegas, Nevada; is with Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada; and is  Adjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology) with Touro University Nevada in Henderson, Nevada. Dr. Kircik is Clinical Associate […]

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Using Google Search Data for Sunburn as a Surrogate for Sunburn Prevalence in the United States

Using Google Search Data for Sunburn as a Surrogate for Sunburn Prevalence in the United States

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):32–36 by Zachary H. Hopkins, MD; Ryan Carlisle, BS; and Aaron M. Secrest, MD, PhD Dr. Hopkins is with the Department of Internal Medicine, Mr. Carlisle is with the School of Medicine, and Dr. Secrest is with the Departments of Dermatology and Population Health Sciences—all with the University of Utah in […]

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A New Era For Tattoos, with New Potential Complications

A New Era For Tattoos, with New Potential Complications

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):37–38 by Melody Maarouf, MHS; Chantal Saberian, MD; Robert J. Segal, MD; and Vivian Y. Shi, MD Ms. Maarouf is with the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Saberian is with the Lebanese American University School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon. Drs. Segal and Shi are with […]

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Past Articles

January 2019 Editorial Message

January 2019 Editorial Message

Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the January 2019 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology.  We begin the issue with a study titled, “Halobetasol 0.01%/Tazarotene 0.045% Fixed-combination Lotion in the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis: Sensitization and Irritation Potential.” In this article, Del Rosso et al evaluated the results from two studies that assessed the […]

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Halobetasol 0.01%/Tazarotene 0.045% Fixed-combination Lotion in the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis: Sensitization and Irritation Potential

Halobetasol 0.01%/Tazarotene 0.045% Fixed-combination Lotion in the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis: Sensitization and Irritation Potential

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):11–15 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO; Leon Kircik, MD; Tina Lin PharmD; and Radhakrishnan Pillai, PhD Dr. Del Rosso is with JDR Dermatology Research/Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Kircik is with the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana; Physicians Skin Care, PLLC in Louisville, Kentucky; and […]

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Role, Extent, and Impact of Comorbidity on Prognosis and Survival in Advanced Metastatic Melanoma: A Review

Role, Extent, and Impact of Comorbidity on Prognosis and Survival in Advanced Metastatic Melanoma: A Review

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):16–23 by Frederick N. Bebe, DrPH; Shasa Hu, MD; Tony L. Brown, MD, PhD; and Orien L. Tulp, MD, PhD Dr. Bebe is with the Kentucky State University College of Agriculture and Food Science and Sustainable Systems in Frankfort, Kentucky. Dr. Hu is with the Miller College of Medicine at the University […]

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Fractionated Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing as an Ideal Treatment Option for Severe Rhinophyma: A Case Report and Discussion

Fractionated Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing as an Ideal Treatment Option for Severe Rhinophyma: A Case Report and Discussion

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):24–27 by Victoria Comeau DO, PGY II; Marcus Goodman, DO; Mary Margaret Kober, MD; and Christopher Buckley, DO Drs. Comeau, Goodman, and Buckley are with the Department of Dermatology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Roswell, Georgia. Drs. Goodman, Kober, and Buckley are also with Goodman Dermatology in Roswell, Georgia.  […]

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Advanced Presentation of Homeopathically Treated Giant Melanoma: A Case Report

Advanced Presentation of Homeopathically Treated Giant Melanoma: A Case Report

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):28–31 by Andrew Duncanson, DO; Michael Kopstein, DO; and Stanley Skopit, DO, MSE, FAOCD, FAAD Drs. Duncanson and Skopit are with the Larkin Community Hospital/LECOM Dermatology Residency Training Program in Miami, Florida. Dr. Kopstein is with the Sky Ridge Medical Center/RVUCOM Internal Medicine Residency Training Program in Lone Tree, Colorado. Funding: No […]

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Effective Treatment of Morbihan’s Disease with  Long-term Isotretinoin: A Report of Three Cases

Effective Treatment of Morbihan’s Disease with Long-term Isotretinoin: A Report of Three Cases

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):32–34 by Verónica Olvera-Cortés, MD, and Nancy Pulido-Díaz, MD Drs. Olvera-Cortés and Pulido-Díaz are with the Dermatology Department at the Mexican Institute of Social Security and National Medical Center La Raza in Mexico City, Mexico. Funding: No funding was received for this study. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest […]

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Online Exclusives

Vitamin C Prevents Ultraviolet-induced Pigmentation in Healthy Volunteers: Bayesian Meta-analysis Results from 31 Randomized Controlled versus Vehicle Clinical Studies

Vitamin C Prevents Ultraviolet-induced Pigmentation in Healthy Volunteers: Bayesian Meta-analysis Results from 31 Randomized Controlled versus Vehicle Clinical Studies

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):E53–E59 (epub only) by Romain de Dormael, PharmD;* Philippe Bastien, PhD;* Peggy Sextius, PhD; Audrey Gueniche, PharmD; Daniel Ye, PhD; Christian Tran, PharmD; Véronique Chevalier, MSc; Charles Gomes, PhD; Luc Souverain, MSc; and Caroline Tricaud, PhD Drs. de Dormael, Bastien, Sextius, Gueniche, Tran, Gomes, and Mr. Souverain are with L’Oréal Research […]

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In memory of  Vishwas (Vic) A. Narurkar, MD

In memory of Vishwas (Vic) A. Narurkar, MD

by W. Philip Werschler, MD, FAAD, FAACS Dr. Werschler is Aesthetic Dermatology Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine/Dermatology University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):E60–62 epub only I first met Vic Narurkar when we were both young and […]

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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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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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Recent Posts

February 2019 Digital Edition

February 2019 Digital Edition

| February 1, 2019

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Monoclonal Antibody Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis: Where Are We Now in the Spectrum of Disease Management?

Monoclonal Antibody Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis: Where Are We Now in the Spectrum of Disease Management?

| February 1, 2019

This ongoing column explores emerging treatment options, drug development trends, and pathophysiologic concepts in the field of dermatology.  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):39–43 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO Dr. Del Rosso is Research Director of JDR Dermatology Research in Las Vegas, Nevada; is with Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada; and is Adjunct Clinical […]

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January 2019 Digital Edition

January 2019 Digital Edition

| January 1, 2019

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Paronychia Associated with Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir for  Hepatitis C Treatment

Paronychia Associated with Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir for Hepatitis C Treatment

| January 1, 2019

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):35–37 by Blake Sampson, MD, and Bethany K. H.  Lewis, MD, MPH Dr. Sampson is with the Oregon Medical Group in Eugene/Springfield, Oregon (with the Department of Dermatology at University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah (at the time of this work). Dr. Lewis is with the Department of Dermatology […]

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Acquired Macular Pigmentation of Unknown Etiology

Acquired Macular Pigmentation of Unknown Etiology

| January 1, 2019

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):38–46 by Siriorn Udompanich, MBchB, MSc and Vasanop Vachiramon, MD Dr. Udompanich and Dr. Vachiramon are with the Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. Funding: No funding was provided for this study. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content […]

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