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Oral Collagen Supplementation: A Systematic Review of Dermatological Applications

Choi, F.D. et al.

IMPORTANCE: The use of nutraceuticals such as collagen for skincare has been rising, but regulations are lacking on quality, absorption, and efficacy. To address this knowledge gap, clinical studies regarding the potential effects of collagen-based d.......

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Update in Herpes Zoster Prevention and the Role of Dermatologists

Felix, K.H. et al.

A recombinant vaccine (HZ/su) was approved in 2017 to prevent herpes zoster (HZ) infection and associated sequelae with greater efficacy and safety than its live precursor. Though dermatologists regularly encounter patients with HZ infection, recomme.......

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Seborrheic Dermatitis in Skin of Color: Clinical Considerations

Elgash, M. et al.

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common, relapsing, inflammatory skin condition of unclear etiology. The Malassezia yeast genus are believed to play a role. Seborrheic dermatitis commonly affects areas of the skin with high sebum production, including the .......

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A Novel Approach to Enhancing the Quality and Appearance of Photoaged Skin

Draelos, Z.D.

BACKGROUND: Moisturizers create the illusion of smooth, soft skin by placing a temporary film over the skin surface or by imparting a transient hydration benefit that does not clinically improve the quality or appearance of skin. OBJECTIVE: The ob.......

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Novel Tretinoin 0.05% Lotion for Once-Daily Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Acne Vulgaris in a Hispanic Population

Cook-Bolden, F.E. et al.

BACKGROUND: Acne vulgaris (acne) is the most common dermatologic disease seen in a racially, geographically, politically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse Hispanic population. Despite their growing demographics in the US, there are few studi.......

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Final Data from the Condition of Submental Fullness and Treatment Outcomes Registry (CONTOUR)

Palm, M.D. et al.

Perceptions of attractiveness can be negatively affected by submental fullness. Patients seeking to improve their submental contour have a variety of treatment options including surgical procedures, energy-based devices, and injectable treatment. The.......

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IncobotulinumtoxinA: A Highly Purified and Precisely Manufactured Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A

Kerscher, M. et al.

Aesthetic dermatologic applications of botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), including treatment of glabellar lines, horizontal forehead lines, and crow’s feet, were the most common non-surgical cosmetic procedures in the US in 2017, with high levels of subje.......

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Effectiveness of Combining High-Intensity Focused Radiofrequency and Non-Ablative Fractional Laser for Improving the Appearance of the Aging Face and Neck

Moradi, A. et al.

BACKGROUND: The safety and effectiveness of high-intensity precision radiofrequency (RF) for rejuvenating the aging neck and face, and of fractional laser therapy for treating photodamaged skin have each been previously demonstrated. OBJECTIVE: To.......

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Open Label Study Evaluating Efficacy, Safety, and Effects on Perception of Age After Injectable 20 mg/mL Hyaluronic Acid Gel for Volumization of Facial Temples

Baumann, L.S. et al.

OBJECTIVE : To study the safety, efficacy, optimal volume, and longevity of an injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) gel dermal filler to treat facial temporal fossa fat loss. METHODS AND MATERIALS: This open-label, single-site, 12-month study used 20 m.......

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Patient Satisfaction Following Treatment With Microfocused Ultrasound With Visualization: Results of a Retrospective Cross-Sectional Survey

Montes, J.R. et al.

BACKGROUND: A device that uses microfocused ultrasound with visualization (MFU-V) is cleared in the United States and European Union as a noninvasive procedure that lifts and tightens the skin (Ultherapy® System; Merz North America, Raleigh, NC, USA).......

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Cohort Using a Ceramides Containing Cleanser and Cream With Salicylic Acid for Dry, Flaking, and Scaling Skin Conditions

Vender, R.B. et al.

INTRODUCTION: The skin of subjects with dry, flaking, and/or scaling conditions is characterized by decreased water and skin lipids content among other findings. It is well understood that daily use of gentle cleansers and moisturizers may help to re.......

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Open-Label, Post-Marketing Study to Evaluate the Performance and Safety of Calcium Hydroxylapatite With Integral Lidocaine to Correct Facial Volume Loss

Muti, G.F.

BACKGROUND: Calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA, Radiesse®) with integral 0.3% lidocaine (CaHA(+)) has recently been approved for use in aesthetic medicine. This study assessed the performance of CaHA(+) in subjects undergoing treatment for facial volume l.......

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Managing the Aesthetic Patient

Haddad, A. et al.

The number of cosmetic filler and botulinum toxin options available in the Brazilian market has increased over the past years. With a wide variety of therapeutic options, some challenges have arisen: designing an adequate treatment plan, electing the.......

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