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JDD November Editor Picks: Laser, Lights Sources, and Devices

Below are the issue highlights and editor picks for the November issue of JDD!  

This month’s Special Topic: Lasers, Light Sources, and Devices.

Microablative fractional resurfacing with the DOT laser enables treatment with short post-procedure recovery time and very low incidence of AE’s in The Safety of Laser Skin Resurfacing With the Microablative Carbon Dioxide Laser and Review of the Literature.

Hybrid fractional laser safely and effectively treats photodamage/dyschromia, enlarged pores, and rhytides/wrinkles on the face and neck in Hybrid Fractional Laser: A Multi-Center Trial on the Safety and Efficacy for Photorejuvenation .

Fractional RF treatment modality with coated pins tips improved wrinkles, acne scars, and overall skin appearance in Clinical Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Fractional Radiofrequency Facial Treatment of Skin Type VI Patients. 

Authors discuss treatment for acne lesions and scars in Integrated Cooling-Vacuum-Assisted Non-Fractional 1540-nm Erbium: Glass Laser: A New Modality for the Simultaneous Effective Treatment of Acne Lesions and Scars.

In A Comparative Split-Face Trial of Plant-Based Hypoallergenic Ointment vs Petroleum-Based Ointment Following Fractionated Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing of the Face, authors evaluate efficacy and patient satisfaction.

Patients were prospectively treated for bruising from dermal filler injections in Post Filler Ecchymosis Resolution With Intense Pulsed Light.

Authors demonstrate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of MEP in A Double-Blind Randomized Pilot Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Topical MEP in the Facial Appearance Improvement of Estrogen Deficient Females.

Compared to CST/topical, biologic therapies were associated with similar or lower risk in Adverse Medical Conditions Across Treatment Options in Patients With Psoriasis: A Claims-Based Analysis.

Authors describe a technique to treat the marionette lines in The Happy Face Treatment: An Anatomical-Based Technique for the Correction of Marionette Lines and the Oral Commissures 

HIFEM technology to stimulate gluteal muscles is described in High Intensity Focused Electro-Magnetic Technology (HIFEM) for Non-Invasive Buttock Lifting and Toning of Gluteal Muscles: A Multi-Center Efficacy and Safety Study.

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