melasma

JDD August Issue Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights for the JDD August issue with special focus on Psoriasis: Authors discuss the epidemiological, clinical, and histologic features of melasma and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation and important considerations for both established and emerging treatments in Therapeutic Insights in Melasma and Hyperpigmentation Management (CE credit is available)   Descriptive char …
Acanthosis Nigricans Mimicking Melasma
Acanthosis Nigricans
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Case Report and Pearls for Accurate Diagnosis – An Interview with the Author During the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series (now the Skin of Color Update), approximately twenty posters could be seen hanging in the poster viewing area.  Each of these posters highlights novel and exciting research in skin of color. In one such poster, Dr. Monica Huynh and colleagues presented a case of acanthosis …
Melasma and PIH – Disorders of Hyperpigmentation
Melasma Desai
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During his talk at the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series (now known as the Skin of Color Update), Dr. Seemal Desai discussed the treatment of melasma with a particular emphasis on new and emerging therapies. Dr. Bridget Kaufman, onsite correspondent for the meeting, shares highlights directly from the talk.  *Clinical pearls* from this session are bolded, underlined, and marked with asterisks. …
It’s Pop Quiz Friday 8/3! Let’s see if you get it right!
Pop Quiz Melasma
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Which of the following peels is the best option for treatment of this condition? A. Trichloroacetic acid 10-25% B. Baker Gordon Peel C. Three coats of Tricholoracetic acid 35% D. Trichloroacetic acid 50% E. Tricholoracetic acid 35% + jessner's solution To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.   Brought to you by our Brand Partner   …
Poster Interview: Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability of a Hydroquinone-Free and Retinol-Free Topical Brightening Serum on Females with Facial Melasma
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At the Skin of Color Seminar Series (now Skin of Color Update) held on May 5th in New York City, SkinMedica® researchers presented a poster detailing the clinical efficacy of a novel hydroquinone-free and retinol-free topical brightening serum on facial melasma. This 12-week, single center, clinical usage study evaluated thirty female subjects with mild to severe facial hyperpigmentation due to m …