NP+PA PERSPECTIVES IN DERMATOLOGY
Dear Editor: We are writing to highlight the interesting but little explored interaction between sleep and melasma, a common dermatological disease that causes a major impact on several areas of the lives of individuals with the condition. Melasma causes skin hyperpigmentation and is characterized by symmetric hypermelanosis of sun-exposed skin represented by brown macules and
A Prospective Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating the Efficacy of a Novel Combination of Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Antioxidant Cream for Rejuvenation of the Aging Neck
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(11):13–18 by Monica Boen, MD; Marwan Alhaddad, MD; Douglas C. Wu, MD, PhD;and Mitchel P. Goldman, MD All authors are with the Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, California. FUNDING: This study was funded by Topix Pharmaceuticals Inc. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(11):19–21 by Michael McBride, DO; Benjamin M. Witkoff, DO; and Shannon C. Trotter, DO Dr. McBride is a dermatology resident with HonorHealth/Affiliated Dermatology in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Witkoff is a resident intern physician from Larkin Community Hospital, Palm Springs Campus in Hialeah, Florida. Dr. Trotter is with Oakview Dermatology and is
An Assessment of Microneedling with Topical Growth Factors for Facial Skin Rejuvenation: A Randomized Controlled Trial
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(11):22–27 by Miesha Merati, DO; Christi Woods, DO; Nina Reznik; and Lydia Parker, MD Drs. Merati, Woods, and Parker and Ms. Reznik are with The Parker Skin and Aesthetic Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. FUNDING: Funding for this study was provided by SkinGen. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Lydia Parker was sponsored by SkinGen Inc
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(11):28–31 by Dennis Niebel, MD; Sietske Poortinga, MD; and Jörg Wenzel, Prof, MD Drs. Niebel, Poortinga, and Wenzel are with the Department of Dermatology and Allergy, University Hospital Bonn at Bonn University in Bonn, Germany. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest
A Split-face, Controlled Study to Assess the Compatibility of Tretinoin 0.05% Acne Lotion with Facial Foundation Makeup
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(10) by Neal Bhatia, MD; Leon H. Kircik MD; Ava Shamban, MD; Varsha Bhatt, PhD; Radhakrishnan Pillai, PhD; and Eric Guenin, PharmD, PhD, MPH Dr. Bhatia is with Therapeutics Clinical Research in San Diego, California. Dr. Kircik is with Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN, Physicians Skin Care, PLLC,
by Khairuddin Djawad, MD, PhD; Siswanto Wahab, MD, PhD; Olivia Wibisono, MD; Christina Avanti, PhD; Astridani R. Putranti, PhD; Agussalim Bukhari, MD, PhD; and Ilham J. Patellongi, MD, PhD Drs. Djawad, Wahab, Wibisono, Bukhari, and Patellongi are with Faculty of Medicine at Hasanuddin University in Makassar, Indonesia. Drs. Djawad and Wibisono are also with the Dr.
A 14-day Controlled Study Assessing Qualitative Improvement with 15% Lactic Acid and Ceramides in Skin Moisturization and Desquamation
by Zoe Diana Draelos, MD; Steven Hall, PharmD; and Carey Munsick, MS Dr. Draelos is with Dermatology Consulting Services, PLLC, in High Point, North Carolina. Dr. Hall and Ms. Munsick are with Sandoz Inc., in Princeton, New Jersey. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(8):E54–E58 FUNDING: This study was funded by PharmaDerm, a division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals.
by Davlouros Sotiris, MD; Graziano Pallotta, PhD, PharmD; Giulio Nittari, PhD, PharmD; and Francesco Amenta, MD
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(7):E53–E57 by Daniele Maggioni, PhD; Annamaria Cimicata, MS; Antonella Praticò, MS; Roberta Villa, MS; Ferdinando Bianchi, MD; Silvia Busoli Badiale, MS; Umberto Piana; and Claudio Angelinetta All authors are with Bio Basic Europe in Milan, Italy. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(6):46–47 by Alysha Colon, BS; Ryan Gillihan, MD; Kiran Motaparthi MD; and Maria Isabel Longo MD,PhD Ms. Colón is with the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Drs. Gillihan, Motaparthi, and Longo are with the Department of Dermatology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. FUNDING: No
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(5):48–53 by Paul Macklis, MS; Kevin Adams, BA; Jessica Kaffenberger, MD; Purnima Kumar, BDS MS PhD; Andrew Krispinsky, MD; and Benjamin Kaffenberger, MD Mr. Macklis is with the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Adams with with the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(6):54–56 by Kami Lowery, BS; Theodore Rosen, MD; and Janet Malek, PhD Ms. Lowery is with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rosen is with the Department of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Malek is with the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(6):57–58 by Selena R. Pasadyn, BA; Alexandria Haseley, MS, LGC; and Mahwish Irfan, MD Ms. Pasadyn is with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Ms. Haseley is with the Genomic Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Irfan is
Gardner-Diamond syndrome (GDS) is a psychological and dermatologic syndrome involving painful, ecchymotic, purpuric lesions that typically appear after a period of stress or minor trauma.