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JDD December Issue Highlights and Editor Picks

Below are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the December issue of JDD!

JDD CONTINUING EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT: Issues and Considerations for Optimal Outcomes in Acne Management describes the role of retinoids in the management of acne and treatment and prevention strategies for hypertrophic and atrophic acne scarring in all skin types and identifies patient-specific issues impacting effective acne scar prevention and treatment.

Authors provide an overview of popular over-the-counter hair loss products and to review the available evidence regarding their use in Over-the-Counter Hair Loss Treatments: Help or Hype?

Safety and efficacy of a topical serum on skin brightness, quality, and facial aging were evaluated in Brightening and Improvement of Facial Skin Quality in Healthy Female Subjects With Moderate Hyperpigmentation or Dark Spots and Moderate Facial Aging.

Authors assessed the prevalence of GI signs and symptoms in patients with moderate-to-severe PsO in Gastrointestinal Signs and Symptoms Related to Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis.

The role of HP/TAZ lotion is further defined using the IGAxBSA composite tool in Halobetasol and Tazarotene: Further Defining the Role of a Unique Fixed Combination Topical Lotion in Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis.

Tazarotene Revisited: Safety and Efficacy in Plaque Psoriasis and Its Emerging Role in Treatment Strategy reviews clinical studies with tazarotene in psoriasis.

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Cannabinoids in the Dermatology Community examines providers’ knowledge of therapeutic cannabinoids using a 20-question online survey.

Skin Cancer Prevention: A Review of Current Oral Options Complementary to Sunscreens reviews current oral prescription medications as well as supplements that may play an important role in skin cancer prevention.

Authors highlight the similarities and differences between two categories of targeted medications in Navigating Targeted Therapeutics in Dermatology:Biologics and Small Molecules.

A retrospective case series introduces the potential for a new product consisting of organic polymers in Retrospective Evaluation of Microbicidal Polymer Dressing for Reduction of Infection Following Post Deformity Correction Surgery.

Demographics, clinical features, and systemic disease in patients with CMZL/CFCL were compared in a retrospective chart review in Low-Grade Cutaneous B-cell Lymphoma in African American Patients.

The more depth of understanding physicians can have regarding the mindset of the largest generation, the higher quality of care they will be able to render in The Millennial Mindset.