Found 164 articles for: "melasma"
May 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 5 | Features | 594 | Copyright © May 2013
Pipeline Previews brings to you information on the newest drugs and medical products as they become available to the dermatologic community. This department may include additional information from th...
May 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 563 | Copyright © May 2013
BACKGROUND: The treatment of hyperpigmentation in darker-skinned patients (Fitzpatrick skin phototypes III-VI) has remained challenging for dermatologists. No studies have been conducted on hyperpigme...
The Therapeutic Effects of a Topical Tretinoin and Corticosteroid Combination for Vitiligo: A Placebo-Controlled, Paired-Comparison, Left-Right Study
April 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 63 | Copyright © April 2013
BACKGROUND: Topical all-trans-retinoic acid (tretinoin) prevents skin atrophy induced by long-term use of topical corticosteroids, without abrogating their anti-inflammatory effects.
March 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 3 | Supplement Individual Articles | 42 | Copyright © March 2013
To assess the treatment of hyperpigmentation, a series of 5 case studies were conducted to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of a novel hydroquinone-free treatment regimen combining a multimodal ...
Assessment of a Superficial Chemical Peel Combined With a Multimodal, Hydroquinone-Free Skin Brightener Using In Vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy
March 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 3 | Supplement Individual Articles | 38 | Copyright © March 2013
The combination of in-office procedures such as chemical peels with topical maintenance therapies has been shown to provide greater efficacy than either treatment by itself in the management of melasm...
Comparative Study of Hydroquinone-Free and Hydroquinone-Based Hyperpigmentation Regimens in Treating Facial Hyperpigmentation and Photoaging
March 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 3 | Supplement Individual Articles | 32 | Copyright © March 2013
BACKGROUND: Photoaged skin, characterized by mottled, irregular areas of pigmentation, is a common skin condition that is often difficult to treat. The areas of hypermelanosis are an aesthetic concern...
March 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 3 | Supplement Individual Articles | 27 | Copyright © March 2013
BACKGROUND: Abnormal accumulation of melanin is a common aesthetic skin concern. For years, the gold standard for the treatment of hyperpigmentary disorders has been 4% hydroquinone (HQ). Due to regul...
Clinical Efficacy and Safety of a Multimodality Skin Brightener Composition Compared With 4% Hydroquinone
March 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 3 | Supplement Individual Articles | 21 | Copyright © March 2013
There are numerous common skin disorders involving hyperpigmentation, including solar lentigines, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, melasma, freckles, and dyschromia from photoaging. While these con...
Evaluation of a Hydroquinone-Free Skin Brightening Product Using In Vitro Inhibition of Melanogenesis and Clinical Reduction of Ultraviolet-Induced Hyperpigmentation
March 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 3 | Supplement Individual Articles | 16 | Copyright © March 2013
BACKGROUND and OBJECTIVE: Skin lightening preparations are used by people all over the world for a diverse range of dermatologic indications. Hydroquinone (HQ) is the gold standard and remains the onl...
Comparison of a Skin-Lightening Cream Targeting Melanogenesis on Multiple Levels to Triple Combination Cream for Melasma
March 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 3 | Original Article | 270 | Copyright © March 2013
The safety and efficacy of a novel skin-lightening cream (SLC) with 4% hydroquinone (HQ), which additionally contains 4 skin-brightening actives, was compared with a triple combination cream (TCC) wit...
February 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 2 | Editorials | 152 | Copyright © February 2013
Successful Short-Term and Long-Term Treatment of Melasma and Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation Using Vitamin C With a Full-Face Iontophoresis Mask and a Mandelic/Malic Acid Skin Care Regimen
January 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 1 | Original Article | 45 | Copyright © January 2013
Background: Treatment of melasma and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is often challenging. No ideal short-term and long-term treatment is available. Vitamin C alone and in combinat...
January 2013 | Volume 12 | Issue 1 | Editorials | 12 | Copyright © January 2013
Clinical Efficacy and Safety of a Multimodality Skin Brightener CompositionCompared With 4% Hydroquinone
December 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 12 | Original Article | 1478 | Copyright © December 2012
There are numerous common skin disorders involving hyperpigmentation, including solar lentigines, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, melasma, freckles, and dyschromia from photoaging. While these co...
November 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1316 | Copyright © November 2012
Melasma is a complex multifactorial disorder whose pathogenesis is not well understood. In addition to increased pigmentation, increased vascularity associated with pigmentation is present. A variety ...
November 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1296 | Copyright © November 2012
Quality-switched (QS) lasers and their applications have evolved greatly since the ruby laser's effect on tattoo ink was first reported in the 1960s. The 1983 description of selective photothermolysi...
November 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1274 | Copyright © November 2012
Laser skin resurfacing (LSR) has evolved over the past 2 decades from traditional ablative to fractional nonablative and fractional ablative resurfacing. Traditional ablative LSR was highly effective...
DeoxyArbutin and Its Derivatives Inhibit Tyrosinase Activity and Melanin Synthesis Without Inducing Reactive Oxygen Species or Apoptosis
October 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 10 | Original Article | 28 | Copyright © October 2012
Safety is a major concern in developing commercial skin-lightening agents. Here, we report the modulating effects of deoxyArbutin (dA) and its second-generation derivatives—deoxyFuran (dF), 2-fl...
September 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 10 | Copyright © September 2012
Microdermabrasion (MDA) remains a common in-office procedure for many dermatologic practices. The procedure offers minimal downtime with a low incidence of side effects, making it a relatively desirab...
Efficacy and Tolerability of Two Commercial Hyperpigmentation Kits in the Treatment of Facial Hyperpigmentation and Photo-Aging
August 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 8 | Original Article | 964 | Copyright © August 2012
Background: Hyperpigmentary disorders are common aesthetic skin conditions that can be very concerning to patients and both challenging and time-consuming for the physician to treat. Several co...
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