Aesthetic Medicine Journal Articles
- Lasers in the Treatment of Acne ScarsThis comprehensive review looks at the various types of laser treatments used for acne scar revision, including fractional photothermolysis, a significant new technology.
- Topical Retinoids in the Management of Photodamaged SkinA comprehensive review of the use of various topical retinoids in the treatment of photodamaged skin, with a focus on clinical and regulatory issues
- Lasers and Light Devices in the Treatment of Cosmetic Pigmentary Disorders in Asian SkinThe correct laser wavelength is one key to effective and safe treatment of many cosmetic skin pigmentary disorders common to Asians.
- A Double Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap Technique for the Treatment of Pectus ExcavatumThis article describes the results of a 2-stage double thoracodorsal artery perforator flap procedure for a patient with pectus excavatum.
- Treatment of Eccrine Carcinoma of the Chin via Submental Island FlapA 61-year-old man presenting with eccrine carcinoma of the chin is treated with primary reconstruction using the submental artery flap.
- Avoiding the Medial Brachial Cutaneous Nerve in Brachioplasty: An Anatomical StudyLearn more about the location of the medial brachial cutaneous nerve to better aid operative approach and procedure.
- Large Particle Hyaluronic Acid for Facial Lipoatrophy in HIV PatientsA new formulation of hyaluronic acid proves to be a safe and effective soft-tissue filler for correction of HIV lipoatrophy.
- Update on Drugs and Drug News: September 2009An update on drug and drug news.
- Does the Type of Skin Marker Prevent Marking Erasure of Surgical-Site Markings?Do certain skin marking pens withstand skin preparation with a chlorhexidine-based skin preparation solution in a manner similar to that with an iodine-based solution?
- Misadventures in Cosmetic Dermatology Carolyn Buppert, NP, JD comments on two cases, hoping to inform dermatology nurses of litigation-prone procedures.
- A Cosmetic 'Anti-ageing' Product Improves Photoaged Skin: a Double-blind, Randomized Controlled TrialThe results of a patch-test study investigating the effects of a cosmetic anti-ageing product on photoaged skin.
- Pemphigus - A Treatment UpdateWhat are the latest treatment options available for this rare blistering disease?
- Function or Cosmesis -- What Is the Predominant Concern in Patients With Nasal Trauma Presenting for Rhinoplasty?Do patients requiring rhinoplasties for nasal trauma seek help for cosmetic or functional reasons?
- A Primary Care Perspective on KeloidsThis article reviews the most recent literature on the clinical features, pathogenesis, and management of keloids, with special emphasis on the unique challenges faced by physicians.
- Many Common Drugs in Dermatology are Light, Temperature, or Moisture-SensitiveThis article reviews storage guidelines for common dermatology drugs.
- A Review of Minimally Invasive Cosmetic ProceduresThe aim of this review is to present evidence for the use of techniques which can easily be incorporated into outpatient dermatology practice with low overhead expenditure.
- The Role of Cosmeceuticals in Antiaging TherapyIn the last few years, there has been a unprecedented boom in the number of anti-aging cosmetic formulations available. This article examines common cosmeceutical ingredients found in treatments.
- Botulinum Toxin Products OverviewThe tremendous success of botulinum toxin type A in the cosmetic arena has acted as a stimulus for the development of other neurotoxins.
- Dermal Fillers: Ever-Expanding Options For Esthetic UseAesthetic volume rejuvenation with dermal fillers continues to be a very popular procedure that is sought by a growing number of patients who seek the rounder softer contours.
- Allergic Contact Dermatitis Caused by Colophony in an Epilating ProductA 28-year-old woman presented with edematous, pruritic plaques involving the periorbital areas, which developed 24 hours after wax epilation of her eyebrows and upper lip.
- To Freeze or Not to Freeze: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Wart TreatmentShould duct tape be first-line therapy for warts?
- Rejuvenation of the Lip with InjectablesIndividualizing the injection is paramount, and should replace a cookie-cutter approach that defines each lip injection as identical.
- Systemic Therapy for RosaceaTo truly understand the effects of rosacea on patients, the psychosocial impact must be evaluated along with the visible aspects of this disease.
- Sebum Output as a Factor Contributing to the Size of Facial PoresDermatology patients often have questions and concerns about pore size. What factors really contribute to the size of facial pores?
- Topical MAL-PDT for Treatment of Facial Acne Vulgaris: A Randomized StudyDoes MAL-PDT have potential for the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris?
- Novel Flaps for Lip ReconstructionReconstruction of the lips is a challenging task for the dermatologic surgeon.
- The Use of Lasers for Decorative Tattoo RemovalNo method of tattoo removal is completely effective, but in the hands of a skilled dermatologist, laser techniques yield good results.
- Treatments for Unwanted Facial HairUnwanted facial hair is a common problem.Treatment options should consider area and amount of hair growth, patient age, and patient preference.
- Outbreak of Mesotherapy-Associated Skin ReactionsMesotherapy involves local sc injections of minute quantities of various substances (vitamins or plant extracts) for cosmetic purposes (fat and wrinkle reduction) or relief of musculoskeletal pain.
- Dermolipectomy Effectiveness in Obese WomenCan cosmetic surgery improve insulin action?
- Psychosocial Impact of Acne Vulgaris: Evaluating the EvidenceAcne has complex psychosocial dimensions, including feelings of embarrassment, self-consciousness, and social inhibition.
- Anger & Acne - ImplicationsCare of acne patients should include attention to anger and other chronic emotional states, as well as to clinical severity.
- Psoriasis: Immunopathogenesis, Immunomodulators & TherapiesThe main research objective is to identify the causative antigen responsible for inflammatory immune responses. By selectively inhibiting that antigen, psoriasis may one day have a cure.
- Elements of a Dermatologic History and Physical EvaluationThe skin is the largest and most visible organ of the body.