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Skincare Mondays | Regrounding on Retinoids
retinoids
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Retinoids Retinoids are a class of molecules derived from vitamin A or having structural and/or functional similarities to vitamin A.1 The first medicinal use of vitamin A dates back to ancient Egypt where liver juices were used to treat endemic night blindness.2 Prescribed topical retinoids are divided into 6 classes: Tretinoin (all-trans retinoic acid), adapalene, tazarotene, trifarotene, al …
Patient Buzz Series: “Jello Skin” and Other Trends
by Allison Sit on
“Jello Skin” is a term that dermatology patients – especially TikTok-using patients – may use in their next office visit. A facialist coined the term when describing glowing, bouncy skin with a lot of collagen similar to Jell-O gelatin. Are you up-to-date on the latest developments and trends in dermatology? Peruse this list of articles in the consumer press and learn about everything fro …
All Things Retinol
RETINOL
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Introduction to Retinol Vitamin A and its derivatives have been utilized in both prescription and cosmetic over‑the‑counter (OTC) anti-aging creams for decades. Retinol, a form of Vitamin A, has been shown to improve the appearance of collagen-depleted skin, complement skin’s natural renewal process, and fight signs of aging. Retinol was discovered over a century ago, but it wasn’t until …
Superficial Chemical Peels | Expert Pearls
chemical peel
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
Chemical peels are the third most commonly performed noninvasive cosmetic procedure in the United States, with over 1 million peels performed annually. Peels can treat a variety of skin conditions including acne, conditions of hyperpigmentation, and skin irregularities from chronic sun damage.  Multiple peels on a repeated basis are usually necessary to obtain optimal results. The frequency of …
Patient Buzz Series: Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Treatments
Cosmetic Treatments
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about the latest minimally invasive cosmetic treatments, or as the Hollywood Reporter calls it, “The new ‘slow’ plastic surgery.” From diamond microdermabrasion to Aquagold for microinfusions to stem cell face lifts, your patients are reading about a lot of different cosmetic treatments in the consumer press. Be prepared for your patients’ …