hyaluronic acid (HA)

All Things Retinol
RETINOL
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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 …
Infraorbital Occlusion Treated with High-Dose Pulsed Hyaluronidase Protocol
Infraorbital Occlusion
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Facial fillers are an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure used for facial rejuvenation. Regardless of the experience and skill level of the injector, fillers can inadvertently occlude vessels leading to blockage of cutaneous blood supply, ischemic skin necrosis and rarely cerebrovascular strokes and blindness. Injectors should recognize early signs of occlusion and be prepared with knowledge a …
Dermal Filler Strategies and Adverse Events Specific to Skin of Color
Dermal Filler
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
When treating Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V, and VI, it is important to recognize differences in common adverse events that may be experienced. In patients of color, hyperpigmentation is a primary concern. This article will discuss various causes of hyperpigmentation after dermal filler injections in patients of color as well as management strategies. There is increasing racial and ethnic div …
From COVID-19 Vaccines and Soft Tissue Filler Reactions to Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis
JDD April 2021 Issue
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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 G …
Patient Buzz Series: Skin Bias in Dermatology
Skin bias in dermatology
by Allison Sit on
The topic of disparities in the dermatologic care of skin of color is now receiving national attention in the consumer press. Articles in this month’s Patient Buzz address questions, including: Is skin bias in dermatology endangering people of color? Why are dermatology images not more diverse? What should Black patients know before their next dermatology visit? Don’t be caught off guard wi …