Day: January 1, 2020

January 2020 Editorial Message

Vol. 13, No. 1 • January 2020 Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the January 2020 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD). We begin the issue with a review titled, “Rethinking the Journal Impact Factor and Publishing in the Digital Age,” in which Nestor et al define the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) and


Incorporating Aesthetic Devices into a Dermatologic Practice

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(1):18–21 by Jusleen Ahluwalia, MD; Chloe Gianastano, MA; and Jill S. Waibel, MD Dr. Ahluwalia is with the University of California, San Diego in San Diego, California. Drs. Gianastano and Waibel are with Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute in Miami, Florida. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The


Fractional Laser Resurfacing Treats Photoaging by Promoting Neocollegenesis and Cutaneous Edema

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(1):22–27 by Juliano Borges, PhD; Luciana Araújo, MD; Tullia Cuzzi, PhD; Luis Martinez, MD; Yliana Gonzales, MD; and Mônica Manela-Azulay, PhD Drs. Borges, Cuzzi, and Manela-Azulay are with Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, in Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil.Dr. Araújo is with Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO,


Influence of Social Media on Cosmetic Procedure Interest

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(1):28–31 by Zachary H. Hopkins, MD; Christopher Moreno, BS; and Aaron M. Secrest, MD, PhD Dr Hopkins is with the Department of Dermatology at Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Moreno is with the College of Medicine at Texas A&M University in Temple, Texas. Dr. Secrest is with the Departments