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Canadian Skin Management in Oncology Group (Casmo) Algorithm for the Prevention and Management of Acute Radiation Dermatitis
The Canadian Skin Management in Oncology Group (CaSMO) developed an algorithm for the reduction of severity and management of acute RD, which follows previous publications from this group that addressed general oncology-treatment related cutaneous adverse events [AEs], prevention, and skin management.
An Anti-Wrinkle Diet: Nutritional Strategies to Combat Oxidation, Inflammation and Glycation
A number of research studies have documented the link between diet and skin aging. These results may be used to develop dietary recommendations that combat the forces of oxidation, inflammation, and glycation.
Hydrogen Peroxide Topical Solution, 40% (w/w) for the Treatment of Seborrheic Keratoses: A Review
Given our current options for the treatment of Seborrheic Keratoses include only more invasive, non-topical therapies, Hydrogen Peroxide Topical Solution (40%) fills a void in our therapeutic repertoire as the first FDA-approved topical therapy for SKs.
Skin, Hair and Nail Supplements: An Evidence-Based Approach
Dermatology supplements, often marketed as “skin, hair, and nail” supplements, are becoming increasingly popular. However, many consumers lack an understanding of the science of dietary supplements or the specifics of the supplement industry.
Update on the Management of Vitiligo
Vitiligo is a psychosocially debilitating disease requiring a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Patients should be made aware of all of the options available geared at repigmentation and depigmentation prior to formulating a treatment plan.
Afamelanotide in the Treatment of Dermatologic Disease
Afamelanotide, an α-melanocyte stimulating hormone analogue, has become an emerging therapeutic option for a variety of skin conditions previously refractory to other treatments.
Skin and Diet: An Update on the Role of Dietary Change as a Treatment Strategy for Skin Disease
An increasing body of research indicates that dietary change may serve as a component of therapy for certain skin conditions. This includes conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, aging skin, psoriasis, and rosacea. This article takes a high level overview of the role that diet may play in these conditions.
Melasma and Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation: Management Update and Expert Opinion
Treatment of PIH and melasma is challenging. There are no singular therapies that are efficacious on its own. Management, sun protection, topical lightening therapy and other treatment modalities are considered in this discussion on these growing concerns.
Sugar Sag: Glycation and the Role of Diet in Aging Skin
Increased accumulation of AGEs in human tissue has been associated with serious medical concerns including end stage renal disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and, recently, skin aging. In this review, we summarize the evidence supporting the role of glycation in skin aging.
New Developments in the Science Behind Anti-Aging Skin Care Products
This article delves into new development and research into cosmeceuticals, their potential role, and the importance of educating patients on realistic expectations. Various potential benefits are discussed using an evidence based vantage.
Therapeutic Options for Vitiligo
Vitiligo is a disease that presents with depigmented skin and is associated with significant psychosocial effects. Disease progression can be unpredictable and management is challenging. This article discusses etiology, management, and treatment options.
Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Preservatives and Fragrances in Cosmetics
Cosmetics are an important cause of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Fragrances and preservatives are the two most clinically relevant allergens found in cosmetic products. Common cosmetic allergens are reviewed. Practical methods of allergen avoidance are also discussed.
What is Needed for a Sunscreen to Provide Complete Protection
In order to achieve complete protection against the cumulative detrimental effects from sun exposure, topical strategies must shield against the range of solar wavelengths that can damage the skin. Existing examples of infrared-protective active agents include mitochondrially targeted antioxidants.
Prevention of Infrared-A Radiation Mediated Detrimental Effects in Human Skin
Photoaging and skin damage that is caused by solar radiation is well known. IRA acts via the mitochondria and therefore protection from IR requires alternative strategies.
The Role of Cosmeceuticals in Antiaging Therapy
As baby boomers get older, they have shown an increasing interest in maintaining a youthful appearance. This paper reviews the more common cosmeceutical ingredients.
Antioxidants Used in Skin Care Formulations
The formation of free radicals is a widely accepted pivotal mechanism leading to skin aging. Topical antioxidants are available in multivariate combinations through over-the-counter skin care products that are aimed at preventing the clinical signs of photoaging.
The Role of Cosmeceuticals in Anti-Aging Therapy
As baby boomers get older, they have shown an increasing interest in maintaining a youthful appearance. As a result, there has been a corresponding increase in topical antiaging formulations, which are commonly referred to as cosmeceuticals.
Lustra®, Lustra-AF® and Alustra™
Hydroquinone has been successfully used to treat hyperpigmentation for many years. Recently, new formulations containing hydroquinone have become available, including Lustra® and Lustra-AF®. These products also contain glycolic acid 2%, an active antioxidant system, and moisturizers.
Prevention of Polymorphous Light Eruption and Solar Urticaria
Polymorphous light eruption (PLE) and solar urticaria (SU) are two photodermatoses that are induced by ultraviolet radiation and sometimes by visible light. This article will review the various means of preventing PLE and SU with an emphasis on the role of sunscreens.