Day: February 1, 2020

February 2020 Editorial Message

Vol. 13, No. 2 • February 2020 Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the February 2020 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We begin the issue with original research from Hosney Ahmed et al, titled, “Influential Factors of Depression in Patients with Moderate and Severe Acne.” Here, the authors assessed whether serum levels of


Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra: A Quality of Life Survey Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2):17–19 by Laura N. Uwakwe, MD; Brianna De Souza, MD; Jacob Subash, MD; and Amy J. McMichael, MD All authors are with the Department of Dermatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: Dr. McMichael is a consultant for


Topical Corticosteroid Therapy for Psoriasis—A Review of Clobetasol Propionate 0.025% Cream and the Clinical Relevance of Penetration Modification

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2):22–29 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Dr. Del Rosso is with JDR Dermatology Research/Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada and Touro University Nevada in Henderson, Nevada. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this review. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Del Rosso has served as a consultant, speaker, and research investigator for


Keloids: A Review of Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2):33–43 by Udayan Betarbet, MD and Travis W. Blalock, MD  Dr. Betarbet is with the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and the Division of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Blalock is with the Department of Dermatology at Emory University School