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. 13, ISSUE 11, DECEMBER 2016

Has Vitamin D Had Its “Time In The Sun” For Melanoma?

 Christopher J. Huerter, MD; Adam Vaudreuil;  Devendra K. Agrawal, PhD; Austin Huy Nguyen, MS Division of Dermatology and Department of Clinical and  Translational Science, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract Growing evidence suggests a pivotal role for vitamin D in cancers, particularly melanoma. The […]

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Efficacy and Safety of a Novel 100% Silicone Scar Gel Treatment for Early Intervention in Scar Management

David J. Goldberg, MD Skin Laser and Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey Disclosure: This study was supported in part by a grant from Exeltis USA. Abstract Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a new topical silicone gel for the early intervention in the management of scars. Design: In this 12-week, […]

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Influence of Pregnancy on Vitiligo Activity

aKirsten C. Webb, MD; bSarah Lyon, BA; cBeatrice Nardone, MD, PhD; cDennis P. West, PhD; aRoopal V. Kundu, MD aDepartment of Dermatology, Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois bDepartment of Dermatology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois cDepartment of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Disclosure: The […]

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Multivesicular Emulsion Ceramide-containing Moisturizers: An Evaluation of Their Role in the Management of Common Skin Disorders

aJoshua A. Zeichner, MD; bJames Q. Del Rosso, DO aDepartment of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York bTouro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada; Lakes Dermatology and Del Rosso Dermatology Research, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Del Rosso is a consultant, researcher, and/or speaker for Aqua/Amirall, Bayer Dermatology, BioPharmX, Celgene, Cutanea, Dermira, Ferndale, Foamix, Galderma, […]

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Nonsurgical Cosmetic Procedures For Men: Trends And Technique Considerations

aCorey S. Frucht, MD, PhD; bArisa E. Ortiz, MD aSanta Barbara Skin Care, Santa Barbara, California; bDepartment of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California Disclosure: Dr. Frucht reports no relevant conflicts of interest. Dr. Ortiz is an Allergan stockholder; has received equipment loans from Zeltiq, Sciton, Solta, Inmode, and BTL; and is […]

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Injection Adipolysis: Mechanisms, Agents, and Future Directions

aShahraam Kamalpour, MD; a,bKeith LeBlanc Jr., MD aLouisiana State University Dermatology, New Orleans, Louisiana; bSkin Surgery Centre, Metairie and Mandeville, Louisiana Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Noninvasive procedures targeting the elimination of unwanted adipose tissues have recently been developed. Injection adipolysis is the term for the injection of cytotoxic substances […]

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PAST ARTICLES

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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Has Vitamin D Had Its “Time In The Sun” For Melanoma?

| December 1, 2016

 Christopher J. Huerter, MD; Adam Vaudreuil;  Devendra K. Agrawal, PhD; Austin Huy Nguyen, MS Division of Dermatology and Department of Clinical and  Translational Science, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.  Abstract Growing evidence suggests a pivotal role for vitamin D in cancers, particularly melanoma. The […]

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Efficacy and Safety of a Novel 100% Silicone Scar Gel Treatment for Early Intervention in Scar Management

| December 1, 2016

David J. Goldberg, MD Skin Laser and Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey Disclosure: This study was supported in part by a grant from Exeltis USA. Abstract Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a new topical silicone gel for the early intervention in the management of scars. Design: In this 12-week, […]

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Influence of Pregnancy on Vitiligo Activity

| December 1, 2016

aKirsten C. Webb, MD; bSarah Lyon, BA; cBeatrice Nardone, MD, PhD; cDennis P. West, PhD; aRoopal V. Kundu, MD aDepartment of Dermatology, Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois bDepartment of Dermatology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois cDepartment of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Disclosure: The […]

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Multivesicular Emulsion Ceramide-containing Moisturizers: An Evaluation of Their Role in the Management of Common Skin Disorders

| December 1, 2016

aJoshua A. Zeichner, MD; bJames Q. Del Rosso, DO aDepartment of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York bTouro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada; Lakes Dermatology and Del Rosso Dermatology Research, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Del Rosso is a consultant, researcher, and/or speaker for Aqua/Amirall, Bayer Dermatology, BioPharmX, Celgene, Cutanea, Dermira, Ferndale, Foamix, Galderma, […]

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