Found 164 articles for: "melasma"
May 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 660 | Copyright © May 2012
Background: Melasma is a cutaneous disorder associated with an overproduction of melanin by the tyrosinase enzyme...
April 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 466 | Copyright © April 2012
Background: Some dermatologic disorders are known to be much more common in patients of color, but the leading de...
Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris in a Hispanic Population: A Post-Hoc Analysis of Efficacy and Tolerability of Clindamycin Phosphate 1.2%/Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Gel
April 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 455 | Copyright © April 2012
Background: Acne in Hispanics is an increasing problem, presenting unique challenges. Although combination therap...
January 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | Features | 134 | Copyright © January 2012
Clinical Trial Review is a JDD department designed to provide physicians with information on drugs and devices undergoing clinical testing. It is our goal to inform the reader of the status of select ...
Safety and Efficacy Evaluation of Tretinoin Cream 0.02% for the Reduction of Photodamage: A Pilot Study
January 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | Original Article | 83 | Copyright © January 2012
Background: Clinical studies as well as histologic data maintain that tretinoin improves the appearance of photodamage; however, the long-term benefits of tretinoin 0.02% in moderate to severe ...
January 2012 | Volume 11 | Issue 1 | Original Article | 51 | Copyright © January 2012
Background: L−ascorbic acid has been widely used to treat photo-aged skin. However, its aqueous formula is ...
Comparison Between 1% Tretinoin Peeling Versus 70% Glycolic Acid Peeling in the Treatment of Female Patients With Melasma
December 2011 | Volume 10 | Issue 12 | Original Article | 1439 | Copyright © December 2011
Melasma is an irregular brownish pigmentation observed on the faces of young to middle-aged women, especially of Asian races, which may contribute to various emotional disturbances. Although not any f...
A Pilot Study Using Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM) in the Assessment of a Novel Formulation for the Treatment of Melasma
November 2011 | Volume 10 | Issue 11 | Original Article | 1260 | Copyright © November 2011
Introduction:Melasma is a common pigmentary disorder caused by abnormal melanin deposits within the skin. Hydroqu...
A Comparative Study of the Safety and Efficacy of 75% Mulberry (Morus alba) Extract Oil Versus Placebo as a Topical Treatment for Melasma: A Randomized, Single-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
September 2011 | Volume 10 | Issue 9 | Original Article | 1025 | Copyright © September 2011
Background: Melasma is an aesthetically undesirable skin condition which remains difficult to treat. Mulberry is a whitening agent ...
May 2011 | Volume 10 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 524 | Copyright © May 2011
Background: South Asians represent a rapidly growing part of the U.S. population, increasing 188 percent from 1990 to 2000 (0.27% to 0.78%)...
May 2011 | Volume 10 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 517 | Copyright © May 2011
Melasma is an acquired skin condition characterized by irregular brown or hyperpigmented patches typically located on the forehead, cheeks, nose, ch...
May 2011 | Volume 10 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 483 | Copyright © May 2011
Topical retinoids are an important class of drugs for treating several dermatoses occurring more frequently in patients with pigmented skin, such as melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, pseud...
May 2011 | Volume 10 | Issue 5 | Editorials | 459 | Copyright © May 2011
The Treatment of Melasma With Topical Creams Alone, CO2 Fractional AblativeResurfacing Alone, or a Combination of the Two: A Comparative Study
April 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 315 | Copyright © April 2010
Background: Melasma is a difficult entity to treat. Topical creams or chemical peels offer some success, and the newer fractional lasers have also been proposed to be useful. This th...
March 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 3 | Original Article | 215 | Copyright © March 2010
Background: Topical agents containing mixtures of hydroquinone and glycolic acid often cause irritation in patients with melasma.
Objective: The authors ...
A Split-Face, Double-Blind, Randomized and Placebo-Controlled Pilot Evaluation of a Novel Oligopeptide for the Treatment of Recalcitrant Melasma
August 2009 | Volume 8 | Issue 8 | Original Article | 732 | Copyright © August 2009
Melasma is a cutaneous disorder associated with an overproduction of melanin by the tyrosinase enzyme. A proprietary oligopeptide (Lumixyl™) was previously shown to competitively inhibit mushroom a...
May 2008 | Volume 7 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 463 | Copyright © May 2008
Background and Objective: Melasma is a commonly acquired hypermelanosis of the skin due to various etiological factors, including pregnancy and oral contraceptives. Estrogen receptor...
Visible Light Photopatch Testing of Common Photocontactant in Female Filipino Adults With and Without Melasma: A Cross-sectional Study
February 2008 | Volume 7 | Issue 2 | Original Article | 149 | Copyright © February 2008
Background: Although consistently associated with sun exposure, melasma is common among sun-shy Filipino women who generally prefer to have lighter skin, use skin lighteners, regularly practice sun a...
November 2005 | Volume 4 | Issue 6 | Case Reports | 770 | Copyright © November 2005
Melasma is a common disorder of hyperpigmentation involving sun exposed face and neck areas. Three clinical patterns of melasma are recognized: the centrofacial, the malar, and the mandibular ones. S...
A Large 12-Month Extension Study of an 8-Week Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Triple Combination (TC) Cream in Melasma Patients Previously Treated with TC Cream or One of its Dyads
September 2005 | Volume 4 | Issue 5 | Original Article | 592 | Copyright © September 2005
This was a 12-month extension of a randomized, investigator-blinded, multicenter, 8-week trial with triple combination (TC) cream in facial melasma. A total of 585 patients were enrolled in the study...
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