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Combination of platelet rich plasma in fractional carbon dioxide laser treatment increased clinical efficacy of for acne scar by enhancement of collagen production and modulation of laser-induced inflammation.

DOI: lsm.22776  PMID: 29266290   Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) which contains large amounts of growth factors has been tried to enhance therapeutic efficacy of laser treatment for acne scar with unknown underlying mechanism.The present study was conducted to investigate the molecular mechanism of increased clinical efficacy of PRP when combined with fractional laser …

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Using Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA) Technology to Compare Digital Photographic With In-Person Assessment of Acne Vulgaris.

DOI: jamadermatol.2017.5141  PMID: 29261843   Teledermatology has undergone exponential growth in the past 2 decades. Many technological innovations are becoming available without necessarily undergoing validation studies for specific dermatologic applications.To determine whether patient-taken photographs of acne using Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA) result in similar lesion counts and Investigator’s Global Assessment (IGA) …

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The association between stress and acne among female medical students in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

DOI: CCID.S148499  PMCID: PMC5722010  PMID: 29255370   Although there is widespread acceptance of a relationship between stress and acne, not many studies have been performed to assess this relationship. The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between stress and acne severity.A cross-sectional study was conducted among 144 6th year female …

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