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JDD September Issue Highlights | Special Focus: Aesthetic Treatments
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The September issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on aesthetic treatments and features original articles exploring topics such as reconstruction of the glabella and nasal root, perioral rejuvenation with high molecular weight HA and amino acid treatment, blue light and skin health, and many more.  Check out this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s d …
PRP for Scarring Alopecia Due to Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE)
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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 …
Hair Restoration in Black Patients | The Expert Weighs In
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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 …
Combining Lasers & Treatments for Acne Scars in Patients with Skin of Color
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by Kamaria Nelson, MD on
Acne scarring affects many of our acne patients and can lead to a great impact on quality of life and self-esteem. Treating acne scars aggressively in skin of color patients can be challenging, given the risk of side effects associated with different procedures. In her lecture entitled: Combining Lasers & Treatments for Acne Scars in Patients with Skin of Color – This is How I Do It, Dr. DiA …