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Managing Seborrheic Keratosis: Evolving Strategies and Optimal Therapeutic Outcomes

Kao, S. et al.

Seborrheic keratosis (SK) is the most common skin tumor seen by dermatologists in everyday practice. Although the lesions are mostly benign, many patients still elect to have asymptomatic SK removed. The historical standards of treatment are cryosurg.......

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Evaluation of Men’s Trends and Experiences in Aesthetic Treatment

Montes, J.R. et al.

Men’s interest and participation in cosmetic procedures has increased in recent years; however, the factors that motivate or discourage men from undergoing these procedures is not well understood. To evaluate which factors impact men’s decisions towa.......

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Rheological Properties of Several Hyaluronic Acid-Based Gels: A Comparative Study

Micheels, P. et al.

Background: Adding lidocaine to hyaluronic acid (HA)-based gels appeared to modify their rheological properties, in the view of the first author. Objective: This paper sought to compare the rheological properties of three CE-marked and FDA-approved .......

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The Potential Role of Botulinum Toxin in Improving Superficial Cutaneous Scarring: A Review

Dhawan, A. et al.

Botulinum toxins have been utilized in a number of cosmetic and therapeutic applications. One of the more novel uses of botulinum toxin involves its use to mitigate the effects of superficial cutaneous scarring. This is accomplished by decreasing the.......

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Three-Dimensional Analysis of Minimally Invasive Vacuum-Assisted Subcision Treatment of Cellulite

Brauer, J.A. et al.

Introduction: This was a prospective non-randomized observational study of female subjects seeking treatment for cellulite who were consecutively enrolled into a registry. The objective was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a tissue stabilized-g.......

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Assessing the Potential Role for Topical Melatonin in an Antiaging Skin Regimen

Day, D. et al.

Background: Melatonin is an endogenous hormone commonly associated with regulation of sleep. However, over the last two decades, research has elucidated a range of effects associated with the compound, including anti-inflammatory, both direct and ind.......

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A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Split-Face Study of the Efficacy of Topical Epidermal Growth Factor for the Treatment of Melasma

Lyons, A. et al.

Introduction: Melasma is a condition in which patients develop symmetric, reticulated, hyperpigmented macules and patches on the face which is thought to be the result of ultraviolet (UV) exposure and hormonal influences, although the pathogenesis is.......

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Clinical Efficacy of a Novel Two-Part Skincare System on Pollution-Induced Skin Damage

Makino, E.T. et al.

Introduction: Air pollution continues to be a global health concern and recent studies have shown that air pollutants can cause skin damage and skin aging through several pathways that induce oxidative stress, inflammation, apoptosis, and skin barrie.......

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Using a New Photo Scale to Compare Product Integration of Different Hyaluronan-Based Fillers After Injection in Human Ex Vivo Skin

Lundgren, B. et al.

Background: The rheological properties of HA products have been investigated thoroughly, and these properties have been used to predict the clinical performance of HA fillers. It has been suggested that firm gels have a better ability to withstand de.......

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Once-Daily Oral Sarecycline 1.5 mg/kg/day Is Effective for Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris: Results from Two Identically Designed, Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Trials

Moore, A. et al.

Background: Side effects may limit the use of current tetracycline-class antibiotics for acne. Objective: Evaluate the efficacy and safety of once-daily sarecycline, a novel, narrow-spectrum tetracycline-class antibiotic, in moderate to severe acn.......

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A Single Site, Open Label Clinical Trial, Evaluating the Duration, Efficacy, and Safety of a Novel Lip Plumper

Boen, M. et al.

Introduction: Lip plumpers are topical agents that offer immediate, but temporary, volumization of the lips. While these products are becoming increasingly popular and are available at multiple retailers, there is a lack of clinical studies to evalua.......

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Artificial Intelligence for the Objective Evaluation of Acne Investigator Global Assessment

Melina, A. et al.

Introduction: The evaluation of Acne using ordinal scales reflects the clinical perception of severity but has shown low reproducibility both intra- and inter-rater. In this study, we investigated if Artificial Intelligence trained on images of Acne .......

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