• A comparative study to assess the efficacy of fractional carbon dioxide laser and combination of fractional carbon dioxide laser with topical autologous platelet-rich plasma in post-acne atrophic scars

    2 monthes ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Nazneen Z Arsiwala, Arun C Inamadar, Keshavmurthy A Adya
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2020 13(1):11-17
    Context: Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the pilosebaceous unit prevalent in adolescent population. Atrophic acne scarring negatively affects the quality of life. Although challenging to treat, the introduction of fractional carbon dioxide laser and platelet-rich plasma therapy for atrophic scars has opened up new avenues. Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the efficacy of fractional CO2 laser alone and in combination with topical PRP...
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  • A comparative study of elongation of earlobe following two different modalities for repair of posttraumatic split of earlobe: Simple side-to-side closure and closure with anterior posterior flap modification

    2 monthes ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Ruchi Hemdani, Manas Chatterjee, Keshav Markanday
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2020 13(1):5-10
    Context: Ear piercing is a common practice in women seen in the Asian and African subcontinents. Traumatic elongation of ear lobe cleft is seen following long-standing use of heavy jewellery on the ear, or a tug on the earring. These inadvertent tears of the lobe have resulted in patients seeking earlobe repairs, which are routinely performed as an outpatient procedure. Various surgical methods exist for earlobe repair from the simple closure to modified flaps and Z-plasty. Certain...
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