In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in aesthetics. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Revenues surpass expenditures in majority of medical specialty boards

August 1, 2017
Although medical specialty boards — as nonprofit organizations funded by physicians —have been entrusted to match revenue and…
In the Journals

Causal agents correlated with eyelid allergic dermatitis

July 28, 2017
A study investigating the causes of eyelid allergic dermatitis found a common correlation with glaucoma medications, topical cosmetics and skin care…
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Women less likely to undergo immediate breast reconstruction at safety net hospitals

July 27, 2017
Women undergoing mastectomies at safety net hospitals were significantly less likely to undergo immediate breast reconstruction than women at…
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Different sutures yielded similar cosmetic outcomes in facial surgery

July 26, 2017
Simple interrupted sutures and running subcuticular sutures resulted in similar cosmetic outcomes at 12 months, according to recent findings. The…
In the Journals

Gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser shows efficacy in treating vitiligo

July 24, 2017
A gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser showed efficacy in treating vitiligo lesions on the face and neck after a median treatment of 23…
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AAP urges renewed support for pediatric team-based care

July 24, 2017
Specific investments should be made for pediatric care practices by stakeholders, including infrastructure, education and privacy-secured technology…
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Facial fractures from recreational activities increased in older adults

July 20, 2017
There was a 45% increase in facial fractures resulting from recreational activities among older adults over a 5-year period, according to recent…
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Questions raised about evidence for FDA approval of soft-tissue fillers

July 19, 2017
Despite FDA approval based largely on randomized clinical trial results, questions about the safety of soft-tissue fillers prompted a recent…
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With drastic reforms looming, Medicaid enrollees mostly satisfied with care

July 14, 2017
While the future of the program is in doubt in the current health care legislation debate, across various demographic groups and state expansion…
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Study sheds light on reducing opioid use in abdominal wall reconstruction

July 12, 2017
Transfascial sutures and prior chronic opioid use were associated with higher opioid doses in a cohort of patients who underwent abdominal wall…
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