chemical peel

JDD Issue Highlights | January 2022 | Aesthetic Treatments
Aesthetic Treatments
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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. …
Practical Applications of Lasers and Energy-Based Modalities in Skin of Color
lasers for skin of color
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
The title of today’s broadcast: Practical Applications of Lasers and Energy-Based Modalities in Skin of Color. That is a mouth-full to basically tell us that we are getting the best tips to treat refractory medical and aesthetically-concerning conditions from 3 of dermatology’s foremost experts in skin of color: Dr. Eliot Battle, Dr. Cheryl Burgess, and Dr. Andrew Alexis. WOW! We were in fo …
Evaluating and Treating Patients with Soft Tissue Fillers and Neuromodulators
fillers and neuromodulators
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Is beauty really in the phi of the beholder? Are the faces that conform to the phi mask, that perfectly display the golden ratio of 1.618, really the most beautiful faces among us? Should we be seeking to help our patients approach a mathematical definition of beauty, or should we be seeking to preserve, enhance, and celebrate that which is unique and distinctive in their features, and forget the …
Patient Buzz: Do PHAs Live Up to the Hype? The Expert Weighs In
Polyhydroxy acids
by Allison Sit on
A recent Allure article highlighted a trending group of skin-care ingredients –  polyhydroxy acids or PHAs. The article says PHAs are thought to be more tolerable than other chemical exfoliants. How should you respond if a patient asks about using skin care products with PHAs? For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Cheryl Burgess, MD, FAAD. She is medical director of the Center …
A Primer on Chemical Peels – Part II
Chemical Peels
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
In Part II of our primer, we’ll focus on technique and aftercare.  In case you missed it, view Part I of the series where we covered the basics of chemical peels. Anesthesia Choice of anesthetic will likely depend on the depth of the peel and patient preference.  Superficial peels will likely cause only minor burning and stinging and usually require no anesthetic.  Topical anesthetics can …