Study of a 532/1064 Fractional Picosecond Laser for Facial Rejuvenation
CONCLUSION A ps 1,064/532 fractional laser achieves reduction in fine lines and pigment. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

The Emerging Field of Regenerative Aesthetics—Where We Are Now
CONCLUSION An enhanced understanding of this field can serve to further enhance our awareness about the regenerative effects of therapies we already offer, in addition to providing inspiration for future innovation. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

Forehead Movement Discrepancies After Botulinum Toxin Injections: A Review of Etiology, Correction, and Prevention
CONCLUSION Variable anatomy from person to person necessitates an individualized treatment approach to achieve the best cosmetic results and prevent the occurrence of forehead movement discrepancies. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Efficacy and Safety of a New Resilient Hyaluronic Acid Filler in the Correction of Moderate-to-Severe Dynamic Perioral Rhytides: A 52-Week Prospective, Multicenter, Controlled, Randomized, Evaluator-Blinded Study
BACKGROUND The perioral region is highly mobile and subject to multifactorial changes during aging. Resilient Hyaluronic Acid Redensity (RHAR), an RHA filler, was developed with the aim of optimizing outcomes in dynamic facial areas. OBJECTIVE This randomized, blinded, multicenter clinical study aimed to demonstrate superiority of RHAR over no-treatment control for correction of moderate-to-severe dynamic perioral rhytides. MATERIALS AND METHODS Blinded live evaluator assessments of efficacy included improvement in perioral rhytides severity using a proprietary scale (Perioral Rhytids Severity Rating Scal...
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Dermal Filler Injections in Patients With Autoimmune and Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases—The Patients' Perspective
CONCLUSION The use of dermal fillers was apparently safe and well received by patients with AIIRDs. Physicians' recommendations to refrain from injecting them with dermal fillers should be reconsidered and evaluated in clinical studies. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

A Randomized, Evaluator-Blind, Split-Face Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Calcium Hydroxylapatite for Jawline Augmentation
CONCLUSION This study demonstrates that calcium hydroxylapatite is effective and safe for restoration and augmentation of the jawline using the unique needle and cannula technique. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Polidocanol Sclerotherapy in Pyogenic Granulomas
CONCLUSION We report polidocanol to be a highly effective, safe, and cost-effective sclerosant for treatment of PGs with no recurrences or need for special postprocedure care. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Bleomycin Electrosclerotherapy Treatment in the Management of Vascular Malformations
CONCLUSION Electrosclerotherapy is a promising method of augmenting the efficacy of intralesional bleomycin injections when treating vascular malformations. It can potentially lead to a reduction in the administered dose and number of treatment sessions needed. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Inferiorly Based Rotation Flaps for Infraorbital Cheek Defects
CONCLUSION An inferiorly based rotation flap yields acceptable outcomes for infraorbital cheek defects and can be considered for defects as large as 5.5 cm. Using pearls for surgical execution presented in this article may allow reconstructive surgeons to include this flap in their repertoire. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Actinic Keratosis Color and Its Associations: A Retrospective Photographic, Dermoscopic, and Histologic Evaluation
CONCLUSION This report adds to our understanding of AKs and confirms that, in general, the pinker or redder the AK, the more prominent the inflammatory infiltrate and vasculature, respectively. Dermatologists should continue to use their diagnostic skills to successfully diagnose and triage AKs. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Determination of Margins for Tumor Clearance in Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: A Single-Center Study of 222 Cases Treated With Modified Mohs Surgery
CONCLUSION Tumors located on the head and neck have greater subclinical extension. Tumor size was also a predictor of surgical difficulty, but time to diagnosis was not. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Management of Transected Invasive Melanoma: A Single Institution Retrospective Review
BACKGROUND Deep transection of invasive melanoma precludes accurate measurement of Breslow depth, which may affect tumor staging. OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of upstaging of transected invasive melanomas after excision, characterize the impact on National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCNN)-recommended treatment, and determine predictors of subsequent upstaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of invasive melanomas between January 2017 and December 2019 at a single institution. Deeply transected biopsy reports were compared with subsequent excisions to calculate the frequency of upst...
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Immunostained Frozen Sections Vs Traditional Permanent Paraffin Sections for Lentigo Maligna Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery
CONCLUSION For LM treated with MMS, there is a high agreement of clearance reporting between immunostained stained frozen sections and permanent paraffin sections without immunostaining; however, immunostained frozen sections may be more sensitive. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Upper Margin of the Forehead Flap and Its Correlation With Aesthetic Results in Nasal Reconstruction in Fitzpatrick Skin Type III and IV Chinese
CONCLUSION The authors suggest placing the upper margin of the forehead flap at the level of the intercanthal line in nasal reconstruction involving the dorsum to achieve the best aesthetic results. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Skin Cancer Risk Perception and Tanning Bed Use: A Population-Based Survey to Identify Persons at Risk for Melanoma in Olmsted County, Minnesota
CONCLUSION Female sex, high risk score, and previous indoor tanning were associated with participants' views of higher skin cancer risk. No specific knowledge gaps were identified. Understanding community residents' attitudes about skin cancer and indoor tanning can help guide interventions. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research