Background. Acne and rosacea are common chronic inflammatory skin diseases associated with psychosocial impairment, anxiety, depression, and impaired overall quality of life.
Melasma is a common pigmentation disorder with few satisfactory treatment options. The hyperpigmentation has both an epidermal and dermal component.
Background. Two extracts derived from the gastropod Cryptomphalus aspersa have been shown to have dermal regeneration properties: SCA® (secretion filtrate) with fibroblast growth factor-like activity and IFC®-CAF (cellular activating factor), a snail egg extract with skin stem cell activation activity.
Background. Biotin is popular in hair loss treatment supplements, although the frequency of its deficiency in patients with hair loss has not been established.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):41–44 by Lin Gao, MD, PhD and Hanmei Kang, MD; Yan Li, MD; Meiheng Lu, MD; Wenting Song, MD; Yuanli Wang, MD; Kai Li, MD, PhD; Li Wang, MD; and Gang Wang, MD, PhD Drs. Gao, Kang, Lu, Song, Y. Wang, Li, L. Wang, and G. Wang are with the Department