Day: January 1, 2017

Management of Edema

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017 Jan; 10(1): E1–E4. By Martyn King, MD Definition Edema is the accumulation of an excessive amount of serous fluid in or around the cells, tissues, or serous compartments of the body. Edema can be localized to a particular region or more widespread and can be caused by various triggers, such


Prophylaxis and Treatment of Herpetic Infections

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017 Jan; 10(1): E5–E7. By Martyn King, MD Definition “Any of several viral infections marked by the eruption of small vesicles on the skin or mucous membranes, especially herpes simplex.” (From Greek, herpein, to creep)1 Introduction The herpes family of viruses includes herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2),


Advances in Vitiligo: An Update on Medical and Surgical Treatments

Alexander B. Dillon, MD; Andrew Sideris, MSc; Ali Hadi, BA; Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc* The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University, New York, New York Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Vitiligo is one of the most common cutaneous disorders of depigmentation. Although its underlying causes are still


Two Crosslinking Technologies for Superficial Reticular Dermis Injection: A Comparative Ultrasound and Histologic Study

aPatrick Micheels, MD; bStéphanie Besse; cDidier Sarazin, MD aPrivate Practice, Geneva, Switzerland bMedImage RX Institute, Geneva, Switzerland cLaboratoire Viollier-Weintraub, Geneva, Switzerland Disclosure: Editorial assistance was funded by Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Dr. Micheels serves as a clinical investigator for Merz and was compensated for his work on this study. None of the


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