Management of Right Nasal Tip, Left Superior Nasal Sidewall, and Left Nasal Ala Defects
No abstract available (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Reconstructive Conundrum Source Type: research

Litigation Arising From Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Procedures: A Review of the Literature
CONCLUSION Understanding malpractice trends and reasons for litigation in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures can strengthen the patient–provider relationship, establish safeguards for patient care, and may minimize future risk of a lawsuit. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

Mode of Action of RZL-012, a New Fat-Reducing Molecule
CONCLUSION RZL-012 destroys adipocytes by directly disrupting cell membrane integrity. Replacement of dead fat tissue by fibrotic tissue enables healing and causes contraction of the injected area. These effects are translated into significant reduction in fat tissue volume. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Tightening and Reduction of Unwanted Submental Fat Using Triple-Layer High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Clinical and 3-Dimensional Imaging Analysis
CONCLUSION The triple-layer HIFU regimen including the novel 6.0-mm transducer has benefits for tightening and rejuvenation of the area with unwanted SMF, showing reasonable safety profiles. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Safety and Effectiveness of Hyaluronic Acid Filler, VYC-20L, via Cannula for Cheek Augmentation: A Randomized, Single-Blind, Controlled Study
CONCLUSION VYC-20L for cheek augmentation was safe and effective using a cannula and noninferior to needle injection. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Efficacy and Safety of High-Intensity, High-Frequency, Parallel Ultrasound Beams for Fine Lines and Wrinkles
CONCLUSION Treatment with a novel ultrasound device that uses high-intensity, high-frequency, parallel ultrasound beams safely improved the clinical appearance of fine lines and wrinkles of the face and neck. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Progressive Improvement in Static Glabellar Lines After Repeated Treatment With DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection
CONCLUSION Subjects who received repeated DAXI treatment showed progressive improvement in their static glabellar lines. The extended duration of therapeutic benefit with DAXI on dynamic glabellar lines likely provides a long period of muscle inactivity/hypoactivity, during which dermal remodeling can occur. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin A for Scar Prevention After Breast Augmentation: A Randomized Double-Blind Intraindividual Controlled Trial
BACKGROUND Botulinum toxin A benefits postsurgical scar prevention by reducing wound edge tension and inhibiting in vitro scar tissue fibrosis. OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy of botulinum toxin Type A (BTX) in improving inframammary scar appearance after primary breast augmentation. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective, double-blinded, randomized controlled trial was performed with 27 participants receiving primary augmentation mammoplasty with inframammary incisions. After skin closure, intradermal injections of BTX were administered to 1 (treated) side of the inframammary incision. The contralater...
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Commentary on Techniques to Relieve Pain Associated With Botulinum Injections for Palmar and Plantar Hyperhidrosis
No abstract available (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Techniques to Relieve Pain Associated With Botulinum Injections for Palmar and Plantar Hyperhidrosis
CONCLUSION Topical anesthesia, ice, and vibration are the safest and most convenient noninvasive available methods to relieve pain associated with botulinum injection. Nerve blocks, Bier block, and needle-free anesthesia provide better anesthesia but are limited by the need for training and equipment. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

Risk Factors for Infection After Minor Dermatologic Procedures: A Case–Control Study
CONCLUSION The incidence of infection is low after minor dermatologic procedures performed with local anesthesia using buffered lidocaine prepared in office. There is a higher risk of infection on the arm and leg compared with the head and neck. (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Improvement in Quality of Life and Pain in Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa After Wide Local Excision: A Prospective Study
BACKGROUND Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects patients' quality of life (QoL). OBJECTIVE To investigate changes in QoL in patients with HS after wide local excision (WLE) and to examine the level of pain, rate of postoperative complications, recurrences, and the time to complete wound closure. METHODS Fifty-five patients were enrolled in this prospective study. All patients underwent WLE of HS, followed by secondary wound healing. Dermatologic Life Quality Questionnaire, pain, and wound size were measured 1 day, 3 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months after surgery. ...
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

The Use of the Video, “Dear 16-Year-Old Me,” as a Melanoma Education Tool in Ambulatory Dermatology
BACKGROUND Skin cancer continues to be the most common cancer in the United States. The rise of social media platforms and internet use offers an opportunity to present health information through video-based education. The video “Dear 16-Year-OldMe,” addresses the risks associated with tanning and sun exposure, the importance of practicing sun protection, and shares stories from melanoma survivors. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the video “Dear 16-Year-Old Me,” as a patient education tool in dermatology clinics and to investigate whether viewing a short educational video can change knowledge about skin cancer ris...
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Characteristics of Lower Extremity Infection Rates Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery
This study aimed to evaluate lower extremity SSI rates post-MMS based on closure type and antibiotic usage. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review was performed of all lower extremity MMS cases from 2011 to 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Patient history, surgical details, and follow-up appointments were reviewed. RESULTS Six hundred twenty MMS lower extremity surgeries were eligible. Review identified an overall lower extremity SSI rate of 7.4%. Infection rates were significantly increased in wound closed by flaps/grafts (p (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Commentary on Systematic Review of Technical Variations for “Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Melanoma”
No abstract available (Source: Dermatologic Surgery)
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - December 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Commentary Source Type: research