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JDD Issue Highlights | January 2022 | Aesthetic Treatments

The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology kicks off 2022 with an outstanding line up of editorials, original articles, and case reports focusing on aesthetic treatments. Straight from the Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights:

Authors establish that the test device is non-inferior to the comparator in Safety and Effectiveness of a Novel Hyaluronic Acid Gel for Lip Augmentation.

Current best practices are summarized in Expert Recommendations on the Use of Injectable Poly-L-lactic Acid for Contour Deficiencies of the Buttocks.

Combined Calcium Hydroxylapatite Plus Microfocused Ultrasound for Treating Skin Laxity of the Chest and Buttocks analyzes the growing popularity of using these two techniques together.

Consumer Perspectives on and Utilization of Medical Cannabis to Treat Dermatologic Conditions states that doctors should stay current on MCPs, as patient interest and usage increases. 

Combination Facial Aesthetic Treatment in Millennials performs a successful study on 20 participants.

FRF is deemed effective without significant adverse events in Clinical Evaluation of Fractional Radiofrequency for the Treatment and Reduction of Wrinkles: A Prospective Study

Treatment of Alopecia in Children: A Narrative Review provides options available for this diagnosis.

Efficacy and Tolerability of a Double-Conjugated Retinoid and Alpha Hydroxy Acid Cream in Subjects With Mild to Moderate Blemish-Prone Skin demonstrates early improvements in the appearance of skin clarity and pores over 12 weeks.

Use of Topical Calcipotriol Plus 5-Fluorouracil in the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis: A Systematic Review offers an overview of related literature.

Safety and Efficacy of Deoxycholic Acid for Reduction of Upper Inner Thigh Fat determines that this injection is safe and effective.

The Lip Flip for Beautification and Rejuvenation of the Lips reveals the results of this study performed on all-female patients.

In Alteration to the Skin Ceramide Profile Following Broad-Spectrum UV Exposure, authors investigate by using both an ex vivo skin and a clinical model.

 Authors discuss basics and skyrocketing usage in Beyond Liposuction: Evolving Applications for Tumescent Anesthesia

Treatment of Hyperpigmented Discoid Lupus Erythematosus With Jessner’s Peel: A Case Report proves safe and effective usage on a 51-year-old patient.

A Genderfluid Approach to Aesthetic Language in Dermatology emphasizes that doctors should adopt inclusive standards.

Authors consider a dual-injection treatment in Improvement of Facial Skin Laxity by a Combined Technique With Hyaluronic Acid and Calcium Hydroxylapatite Fillers: A Clinical and Ultrasonography Analysis.

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