Dermatology

Hair Restoration

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Hair Restoration

Abstract Androgenic alopecia can be slowed and sometimes partially reversed with topical and medical treatments. However, the mainstay of correcting androgenic alopecia is with 1–4 hair follicular unit transplantation of…

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Injectable Soft Tissue Augmentation

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Injectable Soft Tissue Augmentation

Abstract Over the past few decades, the number of cosmetic procedures performed has risen significantly, with millions of procedures done each year. Use of injectable soft tissue fillers to soften…

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Flaps

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Flaps

Abstract Flaps are often the ideal closure for skin wounds when a simple primary closure is not possible. After perfection of suturing and surgical technique, the ability to choose the…

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Grafts

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Grafts

Abstract Free skin grafts are pieces of skin of variable thickness and size that are completely detached from their origin (donor site) to cover a defect (recipient site). Grafts for…

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Chemical and Mechanical Skin Resurfacing

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Chemical and Mechanical Skin Resurfacing

Abstract Despite the continued release of new devices, from lasers to ultrasound, chemical peels remain our steadfast resurfacing tool. This is due in large part to their proven efficacy and…

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Evaluation of Beauty and the Aging Face

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Evaluation of Beauty and the Aging Face

Abstract It is important for dermatologists to appreciate the human preoccupation with external beauty and aging. Having a better understanding of what constitutes beauty and how to evaluate the aging…

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Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals

Abstract A myriad of products exist to adorn and maintain the skin, hair, and nails. These products possess sophisticated formulations that can play a role in the maintenance of these…

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Nail Surgery

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Nail Surgery

Abstract Nail surgery is often feared by patients because of concerns regarding pain, both from injection of the local anesthetic and postoperatively, as well as the risk of permanent nail…

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Dressings

Sep 17, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Dressings

Abstract Chronic wounds fail to heal in a timely fashion, do not progress through the normal phases of wound healing in an orderly manner, and may remain in a persistent…

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