CURRENT ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

Facial Skin Tightening With Microfocused Ultrasound and Dermal Fillers: Considerations for Patient Selection and Outcomes

BACKGROUND Microfocused ultrasound (MFU) is a technology developed from focused ultrasound (FU) and used in high intensity mode to generate heat (hi...

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High Intensity Focused Electromagnetic Field (HIFEM) Devices in Dermatology

Electromagnetic field devices, specifically high intensity focused electro-magnetic field (HIFEM), comprise the latest class of technologies being de...

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Re-pigmentation of Hypopigmentation: Fractional Lasers vs Laser-Assisted Delivery of Bimatoprost vs Novel Epidermal Melanocyte Harvesting System

Hypopigmentation is a common cutaneous manifestation that frequently poses a therapeutic challenge for dermatologists. Hypopigmentation...

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Simultaneous Changes in Abdominal Adipose and Muscle Tissues Following Treatments by High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) Technology-Based Device: Computed Tomography Evaluation

Long-term intensive resistance training programs are known to improve isometric strength 1,2 and result in muscle hypertrophy, 3,4 wi...

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A Randomized, Controlled, Split-Face Study of the Efficacy of a Picosecond Laser in the Treatment of Melasma

Melasma is a pigmentary disorder in which patients develop symmetric, hyperpigmented macules and patches most commonly on the face. Alt...

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Safety and Effectiveness of Microfocused Ultrasound With Visualization for the Correction of Moderate to Severe Atrophic Acne Scars

Acne vulgaris is an exceedingly common skin disorder with a reported prevalence ranging from 75% 1 to more than 90% 2 in adolescents,...

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Combined 400-600nm and 800-1200nm Intense Pulsed Phototherapy of Facial Acne Vulgaris

Acne vulgaris is estimated to affect up to 87% of the population, predominately adolescents and young adults, and is associated with si...

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Improper Potency and Impurities in Compounded Polidocanol

Varicose veins are enlarged superficial veins, most commonly found in the lower extremities. Risk factors include family history, advan...

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Tretinoin 0.05% Lotion for the Once-Daily Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Acne Vulgaris: Impact of Gender and Race on Efficacy and Safety

Acne vulgaris (acne) is a very common skin disease, typically associated with an adolescent population but recognized to persist or be ...

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A Cohort Study Using a Facial Cleansing Brush With Acne Cleansing Brush Head and a Gel Cleanser in Subjects With Mild-to-Moderate Acne and Acne-Prone Skin

Acne vulgaris is a highly prevalent skin condition. 1 The common onset of acne is in early adolescence, about 85% of those affected ha...

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Efficacy and Tolerability of a Novel Tretinoin 0.05% Lotion for the Once-Daily Treatment of Moderate or Severe Acne Vulgaris in Adult Females

Acne vulgaris (acne) is a common skin disease in adolescence and a growing concern in adult women. However, there are few good prospect...

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Topical Treatments for Melasma: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Melasma is an acquired skin disease characterized by symmetric patches of hyperpigmentation on sun-exposed areas such as the cheeks, fo...

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Successful Treatment of Porokeratosis With Ablative Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser and Vitamin C, E, and Ferulic Acid Serum

Porokeratosis is a disorder of epidermal keratinization that encompasses multiple clinical variants based on different patterns of dist...

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Successful Treatment of Lower Extremity Telangiectasias Using 585-nm Pulsed-Dye Laser at Low Fluence Combined With Optical Coherence Tomography: A Case Report

Telangiectasias of the lower extremities are common. Sclerotherapy is the first-line treatment for telangiectasias, but significant adv...

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