Platelet-rich plasma

PRP for Scarring Alopecia Due to Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE)
PRP
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JDD authors Hannah Polster MD, Karen Kagha MD, and  Janiene Luke MD report a case of platelet rich plasma for the treatment of scarring alopecia due to discoid lupus erythematosus. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of plasma from a patient's blood containing platelets up to 7 times higher than normal plasma.1 Originally indicated to improve connective tissue regeneratio …
JDD Issue Highlights | June 2022: Acne & Rosacea
acne
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The June 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on acne and rosacea, with original articles discussing topics such as improving rosacea outcomes in skin of color patients, pediatric and female acne, topical management of facial and truncal acne, and many more. Included in this issue are also case reports on bullous dermatitis and low dose Naltrexone in combination with PRP …
Hair Restoration in Black Patients | The Expert Weighs In
hair restoration
by Allison Sit on
Allure recently wrote an article about doctors who are making hair transplantation more accessible for Black patients. What are the unique challenges of hair restoration in Black patients, and which surgical and non-surgical approaches are most effective? To answer questions about hair restoration, I reached out to Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, FAAD, director of cosmetic dermatology and lasers at t …
JDD Issue Highlights | March 2022
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The March 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) includes the perfect blend of original articles, case reports, and editorials. With topics ranging from acne and psoriasis to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for scarring alopecia and racial differences and their impact on treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa, we share this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s de …
Hair Restoration: Follicular Unit Transplantation & PRP
Hair Restoration
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
During the 2021 virtual Skin of Color Conference, Dr. Meena Singh provided a terrific lecture about hair restoration with a focus on follicular unit transplantation and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment. Hair Transplantation First, she introduced the topic by emphasizing that hair transplantation is based on theory of “donor dominance,” which means hair that is transplanted should grow in …