Category: Pigmentation disorders

Tranexamic Acid for Melasma: Evaluating the Various Formulations

by Jordan V. Wang, MD, MBE, MBA; Nikita Jhawar, BS; and Nazanin Saedi, MD Drs. Wang and Saedi are with the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ms. Jhawar is with the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study.


Evaluating the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of the Combination of Tazarotene, Azelaic Acid, Tacrolimus, and Zinc Oxide for the Treatment of Melasma: A Pilot Study

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(5)40–45 by Brandon Kirsch, MD; Paul M. Hoesly, MD; Anokhi Jambusaria, MD, MSCE; Michael G. Heckman, MS; Nancy N. Diehl, MS; and Jason C. Sluzevich, MD Drs. Kirsch (at the time of this study), Hoesly (at the time of this study), and Sluzevich are with the Department of Dermatology at the


Willingness-to-pay and Time Trade-off: The Burden of Disease in Patients with Benign Hyperpigmentation

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(5):46–48 by Mayra B. C. Maymone, MD, DSc; Susruthi Rajanala, BA; Rafael Widjajahakim, MS; Eric Secemsky, MD, MSc; Dana Saade, MD; and Neelam A. Vashi, MD Drs. Maymone, Saade, and Vashi, Ms. Rajanala, and Mr. Widjajahakim are with the Department of Dermatology at the Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.


Vitamin C Prevents Ultraviolet-induced Pigmentation in Healthy Volunteers: Bayesian Meta-analysis Results from 31 Randomized Controlled versus Vehicle Clinical Studies

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):E53–E59 (epub only) by Romain de Dormael, PharmD;* Philippe Bastien, PhD;* Peggy Sextius, PhD; Audrey Gueniche, PharmD; Daniel Ye, PhD; Christian Tran, PharmD; Véronique Chevalier, MSc; Charles Gomes, PhD; Luc Souverain, MSc; and Caroline Tricaud, PhD Drs. de Dormael, Bastien, Sextius, Gueniche, Tran, Gomes, and Mr. Souverain are with L’Oréal Research


Acquired Macular Pigmentation of Unknown Etiology

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):38–46 by Siriorn Udompanich, MBchB, MSc and Vasanop Vachiramon, MD Dr. Udompanich and Dr. Vachiramon are with the Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand. Funding: No funding was provided for this study. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content