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Differential Diagnosis of Seborrheic Keratosis: Clinical and Dermoscopic Features

Braun, R.P. et al.

Seborrheic keratosis (SK) is a benign epidermal keratinocytic tumor that is extremely common, particularly in individuals over the age of 50. Most individuals with SK will have more than one lesion and the presence of over 10 lesions in the same p.......

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First Consensus on Primary Prevention and Early Intervention in Aesthetic Medicine

Landau, M. et al.

BACKGROUND: Facial aging is a complex interplay of extrinsic and intrinsic factors leading to progressive changes in the skin, subcutaneous tissue, and bone. Clinical experience suggests that early aesthetic intervention may slow the signs of aging, .......

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Communication Concepts for Prevention and Early Intervention in Aesthetic Medicine: Consensus and Literature Review

Gout, U. et al.

BACKGROUND: Communication concepts relating to prevention and early intervention (P&E) within aesthetic medicine are poorly understood and highly underexplored. However, effective communication is a key criterion for successful outcomes. OBJECTIVES:.......

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Precision in Dermal Filling: A Comparison Between Needle and Cannula When Using Soft Tissue Fillers

Pavicic, T. et al.

BACKGROUND: Precise implantation of soft tissue fillers to treat the signs of aging is crucial for patient safety and the best aesthetic outcome. Injections are performed commonly with either needles or cannulas, but quantitative comparative data on .......

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Factors Affecting the Rheological Measurement of Hyaluronic Acid Gel Fillers

Lorenc, Z.P. et al.

BACKGROUND: With the number of available dermal fillers increasing, so is the demand for scientifically based comparisons, often with rheological properties in focus. Since analytical results are always influenced by instrument settings, consensus on.......

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Clinical Evaluation of a Multi-Modal Facial Serum That Addresses Hyaluronic Acid Levels in Skin

Raab, S. et al.

BACKGROUND: Hyaluronic acid (HA), the major glycosaminoglycan present in the human skin, is a key contributor to water retention and mechanical support in skin. The level, size, and functionality of cutaneous HA are known to diminish with age. Topica.......

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Long-term Comparison of a Large Spot Vacuum Assisted Handpiece vs the Small Spot Size Traditional Handpiece of the 800 nm Diode Laser

Youssef, N.J. et al.

BACKGROUND The 800 nm long-pulsed diode laser machine is safe and effective for permanent hair reduction. Traditionally, most long-pulsed diode lasers used for hair removal had a relatively small spot size. Recently, a long-pulsed diode laser with a .......

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Diluted Calcium Hydroxylapatite for Skin Tightening of the Upper Arms and Abdomen

Lapatina, N.G. et al.

BACKGROUND: The collagen-stimulating properties of Radiesse® (calcium hydroxylapatite, CaHA) can be used for skin-tightening procedures by hyper-diluting the product with lidocaine or saline. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of di.......

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Treatment of Rosacea With Concomitant Use of Topical Ivermectin 1% Cream and Brimonidine 0.33% Gel: A Randomized, Vehicle-controlled Study

Gold, L.S. et al.

BACKGROUND: There is currently a lack of data on the simultaneous treatment of different features of rosacea. Individually, ivermectin 1% (IVM) cream and brimonidine 0.33% (BR) gel have demonstrated efficacy on inflammatory lesions and persistent ery.......

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Efficacy and Safety of Desoximetasone 0.25% Spray in Adult Atopic Dermatitis Subjects: Pilot Study

Hoffman, L.K. et al.

BACKGROUND: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, relapsing, inflammatory skin disorder. One of the most disturbing symptoms of AD is pruritus. The first line treatment for AD is topical corticosteroids, topical immunomodulators, topical barrier cream.......

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