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JDD September Issue Highlights | Special Focus: Aesthetic Treatments

The September issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on aesthetic treatments and features original articles exploring topics such as reconstruction of the glabella and nasal root, perioral rejuvenation with high molecular weight HA and amino acid treatment, blue light and skin health, and many more.  Check out this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s desk:

In Efficacy and Tolerability of a Retinoid Eye Cream for Fine to Moderate Wrinkles of the Periorbital Region, results of the 12-week study show that nightly application demonstrates significant improvements.

Platelet-Rich Plasma Monotherapies for Androgenetic Alopecia: A Network Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression Study discovers 25 trials that meet eligibility criteria.

The Role of Hormone Therapy in Female Aesthetic Rejuvenation asserts that with specialized training and close monitoring, dermatologists may safely and efficaciously incorporate several formulations in their repertoire of treatments.

Blue Light and Skin Health explores the potential effects of increased exposure during the Covid pandemic.

Perioral Rejuvenation: Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of High-Molecular-Weight Hyaluronic Acid and Amino Acid Treatment studies female patients who receive 3 monthly sessions of injections with the gel.

Efficacy, Safety, and Applications of Skin Protectants considers potential aggravating effects and user adherence.

Reconstructing the Glabella and Nasal Root presents a series of approaches for the majority of moderate to large defects with excellent functional and aesthetic results.

Systemic Medications Associated with Hair Texture Changes emphasizes that since side effects are seldom reported and poorly characterized, awareness among prescribing physicians is important.

Key Moments in the History of Liposuction by Dermatologists offers a timeline of American contributions, including tables representing significant books and in-office workshops.

The study Treating Sunken Upper Eyelid With Hyaluronic Acid: Recommendations and Results is carried out in Argentina and included 32 adult females who were injected with the product and without previous fillers in the area.

Bullous Pemphigoid and Scabies: Is There an Association? evaluates whether an association between BP and scabies exists.

A Guide to Informed Skincare: The Meaning of Clean, Natural, Organic, Vegan, and Cruelty-Free educates on labeling to create awareness of misleading marketing terms and recognize products/ingredients that are safe, exclude animal testing, etc.

Nontraditional Healing Utilization and Disclosure Among Dermatology Patients: A National Cross-Sectional Survey Study assesses the data for prevalence of spiritual and religious healing (SRH) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

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