Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Acid series: Trichloroacetic acid

I have seen complications of this acid alone in people who have bought TCA online, related to applications not just on the face but on the body,...

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Mandelic acid

In cosmetic use, mandelic acid is a slow acting chemical peel that can be used in all skin types, including sensitive and rosacea-prone skin, as...

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Clay minerals and the skin

The most common uses of clay in dermatology are for treatment of acne and in spa or cosmeceutical preparations to purportedly draw out dirt,...

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Acid series: Azelaic acid

Unfortunately, in the last decade the formulations of azelaic acid have not been changed considerably.

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

Acid series: Lactic acid

One of the most commonly used organic acids used on the skin, lactic acid, has been used for over 3 decades.

Aesthetic Dermatology Update

The Zoom effect on cosmetic procedures

In my experience, all cosmetic procedures across the board, including injectables, skin resurfacing, and lasers, have increased.

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