Day: July 1, 2020

July 2020 Editorial Message

Vol. 13, No. 7 • July 2020 Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the July 2020 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We begin the issue with an original research article by Fonseka et al, in which the authors examine the effects of ethinylestradiol (35ug)/cyproterone acetate (2mg) (EE/CPA) and ethinylestradiol (20ug)/desogestrel (0.15mg) (EE/DES), alone


Letter to the Editor: Analysis and Commentary of “Safe and Efficacious Use of Secretome From Fibroblasts and Adipose-derived (but not Bone Marrow-derived) Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Skin Therapeutics”

Dear Editor: We are writing to express our deep concerns regarding the accuracy and/or scientific integrity of a paper published in the August 2019 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology titled “Safe and Efficacious Use of Secretome From Fibroblasts and Adipose-derived (but not Bone Marrow–derived) Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Skin Therapeutics.” The


Effectiveness of Low-dose Ethinylestradiol/Cyproterone Acetate and Ethinylestradiol/Desogestrel with and without Metformin on Hirsutism in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Randomized, Double-blind, Triple-dummy Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(7):18–23 by Sanjeewani Fonseka, MD, PhD; Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne, DM, MD; Indika B. Gawarammana, MD, PhD; Nishan S. Kalupahana, PhD; Shanthini Rosairo, MD; Neelakanthi Ratnatunga, MD, PhD; and Ranjith Kumarasiri, MD Dr. Fonseka is with the Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka. Dr.


Efficacy and Tolerability of Topical Nicotinamide Plus Antibacterial Adhesive Agents and Zinc-Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid Versus Placebo as an Adjuvant Treatment for Moderate Acne Vulgaris in Indonesia: A Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(7):27–31 by Irma Bernadette S. Sitohang, MD, PhD; Yulia Farida Yahya, MD, PhD; Rointan Simanungkalit, MD; Dwi Retno Adi Winarni, MD; and Asnawi Madjid, MD Dr. Sitohang is with the Division of Cosmetic Dermatology, Department of Dermatovenereology of Universitas Indonesia at the Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dr. Yahya