This Week in Aesthetics: September 20-24

This week in aesthetics, we highlight this week’s “Pointers With Dr Portela”, laser therapy for scars and keloids, and more.

This week in aesthetics, Jill Waibel, MD, discusses lasers for scars and keloids, Dustin Portela, DO, and medical aesthetician, Cassandra Bankson, react to cystic acne TikToks in this week’s “Pointers With Dr Portela”, and a study examines how non-prescription skin care regimens improve hyperpigmentation.

Laser Therapy for Scars and Keloids

Jill Waibel, MD, discusses her recommendations on how to treat keloids and scaring using lasers in her presentation at the Skin of Color Update 2021.

Pointers With Dr Portela: Reacting to Cystic Acne with Cassandra Bankson

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc and Cassandra Bankson, a medical aesthetician and skin advocate, react to cystic acne TikToks and offer commentary.

Novel, Non-Prescription Regimen Improves Hyperpigmentation

A cosmetic topical brightener serum combined with a dual antioxidant system show promise in treating moderate to severe hyperpigmentation in skin of color patients.