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Current Issue: July 2019

July 2019 Editorial Message

July 2019 Editorial Message

Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the July 2019 edition of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD). We begin this issue with an original research article titled, “An Oral Supplement and the Nutrition–Skin Connection,” in which Draelos evaluated the efficacy of a nutritional supplement for increasing skin hydration, reducing wrinkles, increasing energy, and improving quality […]

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An Oral Supplement and the Nutrition–Skin Connection

An Oral Supplement and the Nutrition–Skin Connection

by Zoe Diana Draelos, MD Dr. Draelos is with Dermatology Consulting Services, PLLC in High Point, North Carolina. FUNDING: Lumity Life Ltd. provided a grant for this study. DISCLOSURES: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: The relationship between good nutrition and skin health has been difficult to […]

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Ceramide- and Keratolytic-containing Body Cleanser and Cream Application in Patients with Psoriasis: Outcomes from a Consumer Usage Study

Ceramide- and Keratolytic-containing Body Cleanser and Cream Application in Patients with Psoriasis: Outcomes from a Consumer Usage Study

by James Q. Del Rosso, DO Dr. Del Rosso is with JDR Dermatology Research/Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Allison is with L’Oréal Active Cosmetics in New York, New York. FUNDING: L’Oreal USA provided funding for Konic Limited for their work related to manuscript preparation.  DISCLOSURES: Dr. Del Rosso has served as a consultant […]

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Spider Telangiectases and Palmar Erythema as Harbingers of Structural Liver Changes in Three Breast Cancer Patients on  Ado-trastuzumab Emtansine

Spider Telangiectases and Palmar Erythema as Harbingers of Structural Liver Changes in Three Breast Cancer Patients on Ado-trastuzumab Emtansine

by Philip Milam, MD; Michael Berger, PharmD; Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy, MD; Raquel Reinbolt, MD; Robert Wesolowski, MD; and Benjamin H. Kaffenberger, MD Drs. Milam and Kaffenberger are with the Division of Dermatology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Drs. Berger, Ramaswamy, Reinbolt, and Weslowski are with the Division of Medical Oncology at The […]

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Erbium-doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet (Er:YAG) Laser Resurfacing Restores Normal Function and Cosmesis in Patients with Severe Rhinophyma

Erbium-doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet (Er:YAG) Laser Resurfacing Restores Normal Function and Cosmesis in Patients with Severe Rhinophyma

by Jason Mathis, MD; and Sherrif F. Ibrahim, MD, PhD Drs. Mathis and Ibrahim are with the Department of Dermatology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Ibrahim is a paid consultant and/or speaker for Sciton, Genentech and Regeneron. Dr. Mathis […]

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Acne Management Guidelines by the Dermatological Society of Singapore

Acne Management Guidelines by the Dermatological Society of Singapore

by Hazel H. Oon, MD, MRCP, FAMS; Su-Ni Wong, MBBS, MMed, FRCP, FAMS; Derrick Chen Wee Aw, MBBS, MRCP, FAMS; Wai Kwong Cheong, MBBS, MRCP, FRCP; Chee Leok Goh, MD, MMed, FRCP, FAMS; and Hiok Hee Tan, MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, FAMS Drs. Oon and Goh are with the National Skin Centre in Singapore. Dr. Wong is […]

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Past Articles

June 2019 Editorial Message

June 2019 Editorial Message

VOL. 12, NO. 6 • JUNE 2019 Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the June 2019 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD). In this issue, we are pleased to present the article “Update on the Management of Rosacea from the American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS),” by Del Rosso, Tanghetti, Webster, Stein Gold, […]

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Letters to the Editor: Long-term Treatment with Tofacitinib in Severe Alopecia Areata: An Update

Letters to the Editor: Long-term Treatment with Tofacitinib in Severe Alopecia Areata: An Update

Dear Editor: Tofacitinib is a Janus kinase (JAK) 1/3 inhibitor that has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis. An increasing number of studies have demonstrated the efficacy of tofacitinib in treatment of alopecia areata (AA).1–6 Treatment duration in these studies […]

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Update on the Management of Rosacea from the American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS)

Update on the Management of Rosacea from the American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS)

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(6):17–24 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD; Emil Tanghetti, MD, FAAD; Guy Webster, MD, PhD, FAAD; Linda Stein Gold, MD, FAAD; Diane Thiboutot, MD, FAAD;  and Richard L. Gallo, MD, PhD, FAAD  Dr. Del Rosso is Adjunct Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Touro University, Nevada in Henderson, Nevada; and […]

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Coprescription of Isotretinoin and Systemic Corticosteroids for Acne: An Analysis of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey

Coprescription of Isotretinoin and Systemic Corticosteroids for Acne: An Analysis of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(6):27–28 by Brooke Vasicek, MD; William Adams, PhD; Laryn Steadman, BFA; Jeave Reserva, MD; and James Swan, MD Drs. Vasicek, Reserva, and Swan are with the Division of Dermatology at the Loyola University Medical Center in Hines, Illinois. Dr. Adams is with the Biostatistics Core, Health Sciences Division at the Loyola University […]

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Patient Awareness of Antimicrobial Resistance and Antibiotic Use in Acne Vulgaris

Patient Awareness of Antimicrobial Resistance and Antibiotic Use in Acne Vulgaris

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(6):30–41 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO; Theodore Rosen, MD; Dimitry Palceski, DO; and Maria Jose Rueda, MD   Dr. Del Rosso is with JDR Dermatology Research/Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Rosen is with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Palceski is with the Reflections Dermatology & Center […]

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Acquired Ichthyosis in the Setting of Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Acquired Ichthyosis in the Setting of Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(6):42–44 by Sydney E. Liang, MD; Gelareh Homayounfar, MD; Edward Heilman, MD; and Tracey N. Liebman MD, FAAD Dr. Liang and Dr. Liebman are with the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at the New York University School of Medicine in New York, New York. Dr. Homayounfar and Dr. Heilman are […]

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Online Exclusives

Efficacy of an Antiaging Treatment Against Environmental Factors: Deschampsia antarctica Extract and High-tolerance Retinoids Combination

Efficacy of an Antiaging Treatment Against Environmental Factors: Deschampsia antarctica Extract and High-tolerance Retinoids Combination

by Azahara Pérez Davó, PhD, MSc; Maria Teresa Truchuelo, MD, PhD; Maria Vitale, MD; and J. Gonzalez-Castro, MD Dr. Perez-Davó is with the Medical Affairs Department at Cantabria Labs in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Truchuelo is with the Vithas Nuestra Señora de América Hospital in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Vitale is with the Medical Department of Cantabria […]

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Vascular Complications after Facial Filler Injection:  A Literature Review and Meta-analysis

Vascular Complications after Facial Filler Injection: A Literature Review and Meta-analysis

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(6):E65–E72 by Giuseppe Sito, MD, PhD; Veronica Manzoni, MD; and Raffaella Sommariva, MD Prof. Sito is with the Prof. Professor Giuseppe Sito Clinic in Turin, Italy. Dr. Manzoni is with the Istituto Auxologico Italiano in Milan, Italy. Dr. Sommariva is a specialist in plastic surgery practicing in Acqui Terme, Italy and […]

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Fluorescent Light Energy: The Future for Treating Inflammatory Skin Conditions?

Fluorescent Light Energy: The Future for Treating Inflammatory Skin Conditions?

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(5):E61–E68 by Deirdre Edge, PhD; Maiken Mellergaard, PhD; Carsten Dam-Hansen, PhD; Dennis Dan Corell, MSc; Joanna Jaworska, PhD; Giovanni Scapagnini, PhD; and Michael Canova Engelbrecht Nielsen, PhD Drs. Edge, Mellergaard, and Nielsen are with the Department of Research and Development at FB Dermatology, Ltd. in Ballerup, Denmark. Mellergaard is also with […]

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Retrospective Analysis of the Efficacy of 10,600nm Carbon Dioxide Laser Ablation for Small Congenital Melanocytic Nevi in Adults

Retrospective Analysis of the Efficacy of 10,600nm Carbon Dioxide Laser Ablation for Small Congenital Melanocytic Nevi in Adults

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(4):E61–E63 by Jagdish Sakhiya, MD; Dhruv Sakhiya, MBBS; Ashish Dedakiya, MB, DDV; Rachiswayata Gupta, MD; Ravi Khambhati, MBBS, DVD; Pratik Sidhhpura, MD, VD; Feral Daruwala, M. Pharm; and Nimish Dudhatra, Msc Drs. J. Sakhiya, Dedakiya, Gupta, Khambhati, and Sidhhpura and Messrs. Daruwala, and Dudhatra are with Sakhiya Skin Clinic Pvt Ltd. in Surat, […]

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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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Emerging Authors in Dermatology

Systemic Psoriasis Therapies and Comorbid Disease in Patients with Psoriasis: A Review of Potential Risks and Benefits

Systemic Psoriasis Therapies and Comorbid Disease in Patients with Psoriasis: A Review of Potential Risks and Benefits

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Lymphoplasmacytic Granulomatosis Cheilitis Treated with Cheiloplasty

Lymphoplasmacytic Granulomatosis Cheilitis Treated with Cheiloplasty

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Topical Imiquimod Induces Severe Weakness and Myalgias After Three Applications: A Case Report

Topical Imiquimod Induces Severe Weakness and Myalgias After Three Applications: A Case Report

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Subcutaneous Radiofrequency Microneedling for the Treatment of Thigh Skin Laxity Caused by Weight Loss: A Case Study

Subcutaneous Radiofrequency Microneedling for the Treatment of Thigh Skin Laxity Caused by Weight Loss: A Case Study

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Topical Mahonia aquifolium for the Treatment of Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Topical Mahonia aquifolium for the Treatment of Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

Emerging Authors in Dermatology The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this bi-annual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to […]

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Complete Resolution of Mycobacterium marinum Infection with Clarithromycin and Ethambutol: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

Complete Resolution of Mycobacterium marinum Infection with Clarithromycin and Ethambutol: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

Emerging Authors in Dermatology The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this bi-annual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to […]

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Recent Posts

July 2019 Digital Edition

July 2019 Digital Edition

| July 1, 2019

Click the cover below to access the June 2019 digital edition of JCAD!

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Comparison of Irritancy Potential of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-free Aqueous Cream to Other Moisturizers:  An Intraindividual Skin Occlusive Study

Comparison of Irritancy Potential of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-free Aqueous Cream to Other Moisturizers: An Intraindividual Skin Occlusive Study

| July 1, 2019

by Melissa Mei-Hsia Chan, MD; Lucinda Siyun Tan, MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int. Med); Yung-Hian Leow, MBBS, MMed (Int. Med); Anthony Teik-Jin Goon, MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), PhD; and Chee Leok Goh, MD, MBBS, MMed (Int. Med), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin) Dr. Chan is with the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. Drs. Tan, Leow, Goon, and […]

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An Analysis of Marketing Trends for the Approval of Cryolipolysis Devices by the United States Food and Drug Administration

An Analysis of Marketing Trends for the Approval of Cryolipolysis Devices by the United States Food and Drug Administration

| July 1, 2019

by Sophie Wang, MD; Harib Ezaldein, MD; Raghav Tripathi, MPH; Miesha Merati, DO; and Jeffrey Scott, MD Dr. Wang and Mr. Tripathi are with the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Drs. Ezaldein, Merati, and Scott are with the Department of Dermatology at the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. […]

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June 2019 Digital Edition

June 2019 Digital Edition

| June 1, 2019

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Selected Poster Abstracts from MauiDerm for Dermatologists 2019

Selected Poster Abstracts from MauiDerm for Dermatologists 2019

| May 1, 2019

A message from the Guest Editor and MauiDerm Program Director, George Martin, MD Dear Colleagues: The 2019 edition of the MauiDerm for Dermatologists meeting had a variety of clinical and scientific data presented not only at the podium, but in its poster sessions as well. A wide range of clinically relevant material was presented in poster […]

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May 2019 Digital Edition

May 2019 Digital Edition

| May 1, 2019

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