Found 566 articles for: "collagen"
A Double-Blind Randomized Pilot Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Topical MEP in the Facial Appearance Improvement of Estrogen Deficient Females
November 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1186 | Copyright © November 2018
Facial skin aging is accelerated in postmenopausal females due to decreased collagen, reduced hydration, and loss of skin elasticity constituting the characteristics of estrogen deficient skin (EDS). ...
Integrated Cooling-Vacuum-Assisted Non-Fractional 1540-nm Erbium:Glass Laser: A New Modality for the Simultaneous Effective Treatment of Acne Lesions and Scars
November 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1173 | Copyright © November 2018
INTRODUCTION: Acne vulgaris is a common skin disorder with a significant impact on patients' quality of life. There is currently no treatment designated to treat acne lesions and scars concurrently. H...
Clinical Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Fractional Radiofrequency Facial Treatment of Skin Type VI Patients
November 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1169 | Copyright © November 2018
INTRODUCTION: It has been well established that patients with darker skin types (Fitzpatrick skin types IV-VI) have an increased incidence of thermal induced side effects from laser and radio frequenc...
November 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1164 | Copyright © November 2018
BACKGROUND: Laser skin resurfacing has continued to evolve over the past two decades. One of the most recent advances included a hybrid fractional laser resurfacing system that can sequentially utiliz...
The Safety of Laser Skin Resurfacing With the Microablative Carbon Dioxide Laser and Review of the Literature
November 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1157 | Copyright © November 2018
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of adverse effects following laser skin resurfacing with the microablative carbon dioxide (CO2) laser system (SmartXide DOT; DEKA, Calenz...
A Case of Bullous Morphea Resistant to Methotrexate and Phototherapy Successfully Treated With Mycophenolate Mofetil
October 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 10 | Case Reports | 1123 | Copyright © October 2018
Bullous morphea is rare clinical variant of localized scleroderma characterized by the formation of bullae on sclerotic morphea plaques. Severe disease may be highly disabling and greatly impair quali...
September 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 9 | Features | 1010 | Copyright © September 2018
Microneedling was first described in 1995 by Orentreich and Orentreich for the treatment of atrophic scars and wrinkles.1 The local injury induced by dermal penetration of microneedling cau...
A Single Site, Open Label Clinical Trial, Evaluating the Duration, Efficacy, and Safety of a Novel Lip Plumper
September 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 999 | Copyright © September 2018
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 retail...
Using a New Photo Scale to Compare Product Integration of Different Hyaluronan-Based Fillers After Injection in Human Ex Vivo Skin
September 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 982 | Copyright © September 2018
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 th...
September 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 975 | Copyright © September 2018
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 oxidativ...
September 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 966 | Copyright © September 2018
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...
September 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 956 | Copyright © September 2018
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 cutaneou...
A Novel, Optimized Method to Accelerate the Preparation of Injectable Poly-L-Lactic Acid by Sonication
August 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 8 | Original Article | 894 | Copyright © August 2018
Current consensus for preparing injectable poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) suggests adequate hydration (less than equal to 2-24 hours of reconstitution) of the lyophilized particles before injection, but th...
Safety and Efficacy of a Fixed Combination Halobetasol and Tazarotene Lotion in the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: A Pooled Analysis of Two Phase 3 Studies
August 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 8 | Original Article | 855 | Copyright © August 2018
Background: Topical corticosteroids (TCS) are the mainstay of psoriasis treatment. Safety concerns may limit use. Combination with tazarotene may optimize efficacy and minimize safety...
July 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 7 | Case Reports | 796 | Copyright © July 2018
Background and Objective: Misperceptions have persisted regarding scanning full-field erbium laser that have caused it to be overshadowed by fractional ablative resurfacing. This can lead to sub-optim...
Straight-Line Vector Planning for Optimal Results With Silhouette InstaLift in Minimally Invasive Tissue Repositioning for Facial Rejuvenation
July 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 7 | Original Article | 786 | Copyright © July 2018
Background: Absorbable suspension sutures for tissue repositioning represent a minimally invasive approach to facial rejuvenation. With 2015 FDA 510(k) approval of Silhouette InstaLift™ (Sinclair Ph...
Combined Hyperthermic 1060nm Diode Laser Lipolysis With Topical Skin Tightening Treatment: Case Series
July 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 7 | Original Article | 780 | Copyright © July 2018
Background: As body contouring procedures have become more popular, post-procedural skin laxity is a concern. Non-invasive body contouring technologies may effectively reduce body fat, but modestly af...
Single-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Study of the Efficacy and Safety of a Cream Formulation for Improving Facial Wrinkles and Skin Quality
June 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 6 | Original Article | 664 | Copyright © June 2018
INTRODUCTION: Several therapeutic modalities from topicals to chemical peels and energy-based devices are available to improve skin quality and reduce the appearance of wrinkles in the face and neck a...
Expert Consensus on Achieving Optimal Outcomes With Absorbable Suspension Suture Technology for Tissue Repositioning and Facial Recontouring
June 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 6 | Original Article | 647 | Copyright © June 2018
A complete approach to facial rejuvenation includes restoration of the skin’s surface, relaxation of muscles that contribute to hyperkinetic movement, revolumization, and repositioning/recontouring ...
June 2018 | Volume 17 | Issue 6 | Original Article | 611 | Copyright © June 2018
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies are increasing in popularity in the field of dermatology. Natural products and holistic approaches are in high demand among patients and research...
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