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Extracellular Matrix Modulation: Optimizing Skin Care and Rejuvenation Procedures.
Normal aging and photoaging of the skin are chronic processes that progress gradually. The extracellular matrix (ECM), constituting over 70% of the skin, is the central hub for repair andExpand
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Green light reversal of blue-light-stimulated stomatal opening is found in a diversity of plant species.
Reversal by green light of blue-light-stimulated stomatal opening was found across a number of plant species, including leguminous and nonleguminous dicots and grass and nongrass monocots.Expand
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Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers Among Hispanic and Asian Patients Compared With White Patients in the United States: A 5-Year, Single-Institution Retrospective
BACKGROUND Nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSCs) are the most common malignancy in the United States. Although historically most cases occurred in whites, in recent years, NMSC incidence in Hispanics andExpand
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A treatment strategy for psoriasis: transitioning from systemic therapy to biologic agents.
Systemic agents such as methotrexate and cyclosporine are commonly used in the treatment of psoriasis. Long-term continuous use is not recommended due to potential organ toxicity, myelosuppression,Expand
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A review of lasers and light sources in the treatment of acne vulgaris
There are various treatment modalities for acne vulgaris including topical and oral therapy as well as microdermabrasion and chemical peels. Recently, there has been an emergence of novel laser andExpand
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An assessment of traditional and novel therapies for cellulite
There are numerous treatments for cellulite including topical, surgical, laser and other therapies. Many of these treatments are expensive. Part of the difficulty in treating cellulite arises fromExpand
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Rapidly growing squamous cell carcinoma from permanent makeup tattoo.
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Evaluation of a long pulsed 1064-nm Nd:YAG laser for improvement in appearance of cellulite
Abstract Background: Cellulite is a common, unwanted condition, which is challenging to treat. Objectives: The objective of this investigation was to evaluate safety and effectiveness of aExpand
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Special issue in dermatology and plastic surgery of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.
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Long-term efficacy and safety of topical PRK 124 (0.125%) lotion (Pyratine-XR) in the treatment of mild-to-moderate rosacea.
BACKGROUND Many patients with rosacea cannot tolerate extended treatment periods with topical agents because their skin sensitivity is often increased. OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term efficacyExpand
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