Category: Melasma

Topical Treatment of Aging Hands: Brief Report

by Wendy E. Roberts, MD; Lora Colvan, BS; and Vincent Gotz, MS Pharm Dr. Roberts is with Generational and Cosmetic Dermatology, Rancho Mirage, California, and Ms. Colvan and Mr. Gotz are with MDRejuvena, Inc., Carlsbad, California. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017;10(8):37–41 Funding: No funding was provided for this study. Disclosures: Dr. Roberts has no conflicts


The Asian Problem of Frequent Laser Toning for Melasma

by Brian Tian, MBBS, MRCS, Dip Derm Dr. Tian is with Singapore General Hospital in Singapore. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017;10(7):40–42 Funding: No funding was provided for this study. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Keywords: Laser toning, laser facial, depigmentation, leucoderma punctata, Q-switched 1,064 nm


Letter to the Editor: Topical Anti-Estrogen Therapy To Treat Melasma

by Philip R. Cohen, MD Dear Editor: I read with interest the recent report by Snyder et al[1] describing melasma associated with the application of a topical estrogen cream. The development of melasma is multifactorial and female sex hormones have been implicated in the pathogenesis of this condition.[2] Estrogen receptor expression is increased in melasma