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Erythema, an adverse effect following laser procedures involving the face, can be perceived as embarrassing or even disabling to patients.
Acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN) is a frustrating dermatologic condition that is often as vexing for patients as it is challenging to manage for their consulting dermatologists. AKN presents with pustules and papules that may coalesce into larger keloid-like nodules located on the posterior concavity of the neck near the collar line. 
Changes to the upper eyelid in older males generally fall into 1 of 3 categories. The first and most common is excess or redundant upper eyelid skin (dermatochalasis). A second more subtle influence to this appearance may involve laxity or hypertrophy of the underlying muscle. Finally, weakening of the orbital septum with bulging of the underlying fat (pseudoherniation) may also be a factor contributing to a “tired” appearance.  
This case demonstrates that utilizing fractionated CO2 laser on the arms and legs can impressively rejuvenate photodamaged skin.
How to correct disfigurement resulting from soft tissue augmentation of the lips that used too much product.
There are a variety of surgical and non-surgical treatments available for concerns like under-eye puffiness, skin laxity, wrinkles and more.
Dilation of the earlobe by ear gauging or plugging is becoming an increasingly popular and mainstream practice; however, there are many individuals who seek to correct this defect for various reasons. The purpose of this article is to describe the surgical repair of the dilated earlobe after ear gauging.
Autologous fat transplantation has regained popularity in recent years for its use in facial rejuvenation, especially with the advent of tumescent anesthesia, which has facilitated accessibility to fat for transplantation. The procedure can be used to treat volume loss of the malar eminence, submalar region, nasolabial crease, infraorbital rim, temporal fossa, jawline, glabella, lateral brow, perioral area and lips.
The senior authors, Dr. Emil Bisaccia and Dr. Dwight A. Scarborough, are authors of the textbook The Columbia Manual of Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery.
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