This Week in Aesthetics: March 1-5

March 5, 2021
Katie Hobbins

This week in aesthetics, Michael Kluska, MD, and Chad Deal, MD, discuss the Sciton Joule X laser and light platform, a study examines laser-assisted delivery of vitamin C with growth factor, and more.

This week in aesthetics, Anna Waśkiel-Burnat, MD, PhD, discusses trichoscopy to diagnose hair disorders, Michael Kluska, MD, and Chad Deal, MD, review the Joule X platform and compare Renuvion (J-Plasma) vs Bodytite by InMode, Angelo Landriscina, MD, FAAD, highlights how to care for LGBTQ+ patients, a study examines laser-assisted delivery of vitamin C with growth factor, while a different study points to oxytocin anti-aging benefits.

Trichoscopy Aids Diagnosis, Prognosis

According to one expert at the 29th EADV Virtual Congress, trichoscopy not only helps diagnose hair disorders and monitor treatment but also predicts treatment efficacy.

Device Review: Joule X Platform

In this monthly technology review, Michael Kluska, MD, and Chad Deal, MD, discuss the Sciton Joule X laser and light platform, which includes multiple applications in one system.

Caring for LGBTQ+ Patients

Angelo Landriscina, MD, FAAD, discusses how to care for your LGBTQ+ patients while also effectively addressing their different dermatologic needs.

Laser-Assisted Delivery of Vitamin C with Growth Factor

Laser-assisted drug delivery helps the skin absorb exogenous macromolecules and improve treatment for wrinkles; however, more research is needed to determine patient safety.

Device Review: Renuvion (J-Plasma) vs. Bodytite

In this monthly technology review, Dr. Michael Kluska and Dr. Chad Deal revisit Renuvion (J-Plasma) versus Bodytite by InMode, and how to choose which to use on a case-to-case basis.

Clinical Study Points to Oxytocin’s Anti-Aging Benefits

Patients with high oxytocin levels had significantly lower (more youthful-looking) skin age scores than expected, even with strong histories of lifetime sun exposure, according to a recent study.