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Sclerotherapy for Chest Veins

Sclerotherapy for Chest Veins

Patients who undergo sclerotherapy for reticular chest veins report high satisfaction with minimal adverse events. Daniel P. Friedmann, MD, FAAD, Mitchel P. Goldman, MD, FAAD, and Andres E. Cruz-Inigo, MD, performed a retrospective study of 12 patients who underwent a total of 14 treatment sessions with 0.25% to 0.5% sodium tetradecyl sulfate (STS) foam using a 1:4 liquid-air ratio. The patients were followed for a mean length of 3.7 years.

Cosmetic Camouflage Improves Quality of Life in Children with Skin Conditions

Cosmetic Camouflage Improves Quality of Life in Children with Skin Conditions

In a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (November 2014), researchers Michele L. Ramien, MD, et al assessed the impact of cosmetic camouflage on the quality of life (QoL) of pediatric patients with visible skin conditions.

A total of 38 patients were taught to use cosmetic camouflage, specially formulated makeup that is durable, opaque and able to cover scarred or diseased skin. Patients were between 5 and 18 years old.