Skin Barrier Repair Evaluation Via Dermoscopy 

Currently, there is a need for noninvasive detection technologies that are able to assess skin barrier integrity and function that are both accurate and convenient. Several techniques and tools exist on the market, including laser imaging methods and Raman spectroscopy, however, dermatologic experts continue to search for a better solution. Although primarily used for the …

Microbotox: Small Doses with Powerful Results

Used in aesthetic medicine practice to create subtle smoothing results, microbotox, or the injection of multiple microdroplets of diluted onabotulinumtoxinA into the dermis has many potential dermatologic benefits. These include regulated sebum production, diminished facial flushing, decreased acne breakouts, and minimized pore size. However, as a relatively new cosmetic technique, microbotox has appeared in few …

Novel Glutathione-Based Treatment for Facial Rosacea

Alongside physical symptoms, the very common chronic inflammatory disease rosacea contributes to increased levels of oxidative stress as well as other pathogenetic factors. Patients with rosacea exhibit an altered intracellular glutathione (GSH) metabolism; for this reason, GSH is being investigated as a potential therapeutic method, as it is the main protective mechanism against elevated oxidative …

Everything Dermatologists Need to Know About UV Therapy

The use of light in dermatology for the treatment of skin disorders, otherwise known as UV or phototherapy, has been proven to improve various cutaneous conditions. By emitting and exposing patients to specific wavelengths of light, the technology works to slow down cell growth and inflammation – factors that cause many skin problems to develop. …