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From COVID-19 Vaccines and Soft Tissue Filler Reactions to Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis

The April issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features the perfect mix of medical, aesthetic, and surgical dermatology articles on topics ranging from COVID-19 Vaccines and Soft Tissue Filler Reactions to Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights:

A survey was designed to capture the incidence of adverse events in Global Recommendations on COVID-19 Vaccines and Soft Tissue Filler Reactions: A Survey-Based Investigation in Cooperation With the International Society for Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery (ISDS)

The Potential Efficacy of β-Blockers on Melanoma Survival: A Narrative Review evaluates the role and current status of beta blockers on melanoma management

A panel of experts explored skin barrier impairment in rosacea and reduced symptomatology when using over the counter (OTC) skincare products in Evidence of Barrier Deficiency in Rosacea and the Importance of Integrating OTC Skincare Products into Treatment Regimens

Ixekizumab provided clinically meaningful and sustained improvements in Effect of Ixekizumab on Patient-Reported Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: 5-Year Results from the UNCOVER-1 and -2 Studies

Authors evaluate aesthetic improvement and facial dynamics in Efficacy and Safety of Flexible Hyaluronic Acid Fillers in Lip and Perioral Enhancement

HDSM-Ax measurement performance was analyzed in trial in Hyperhidrosis Disease Severity Measure-Axillary (HDSM-Ax): Evaluation of Measurement Performance

Products were applied once daily for 8 weeks in A Phase 3, Randomized Trial Demonstrating the Improved Efficacy and Patient Acceptability of Fixed Dose Calcipotriene and Betamethasone Dipropionate Cream

Due to the well-established role for oral tetracycline agents in rosacea treatment and the desire to circumvent emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria, a pilot study was conducted in Oral Sarecycline for Treatment of Papulopustular Rosacea: Results of a Pilot Study Evaluation of Effectiveness and Safety

Asynchronous Teledermatology Assessment of Young Adult Acne Likely Concordant With In-Person Evaluation examines the reliability of acne vulgaris diagnostic assessments made via patient-taken photos compared to in-office assessments

Authors assess patient-reported outcomes in Four-Week Daily Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate Foam Is Highly Efficacious in Patients With Psoriasis (PSO-LONG Lead-in Phase)

Long-term biologic therapy demonstrated effectiveness in treating patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis in A Retrospective Review of Patients’ Response to Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis

Efficacy, durability, and safety are evaluated in Hand Rejuvenation With a Hyaluronic Acid-Based Dermal Filler: A 12-Month Clinical Follow-Up Case Series

Authors evaluate the efficacy and patient satisfaction of a Carboxytherapy Mask as Post Nanofractional Radiofrequency Treatment for Improvement of Facial Skin Quality and Photoaging

Laser therapy is becoming increasingly utilized as a safe and efficacious treatment for DPNs in skin of color patients in A Systematic Review on the Treatment of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra

Authors present a known distressing late complication of retained hyaluronic acid filler in The Rise and Fall of the Pale Puffy Lower Eyelid Pillow

An unusual side-effect associated with the use of EFGR inhibitors is shown in Panitumumab-Related Eyelash Elongation in a Patient With Metastatic Gastrointestinal Carcinoma 

Lesional and non-lesional tissue samples were analyzed to determine whether genomic atypia extends into non-lesional tissue in Genomic Atypia of Lesions Clinically Suspicious for Melanoma Is Confined to Lesional Tissue Within Narrow Margins

A much smaller dose of vaccine could be effective in In Vitro Clonal Priming Data Suggests Mechanism for Lower Initial Vaccine Dose Yielding Increased Immunity in Astra-Zeneca Vaccine Trial

To reduce the risk of misalignment, authors recommend Scoring of the Vermilion Lip for Optimal Post-Surgical Realignment

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