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    1. Monitoring Response to Platelet-Rich Plasma in Patients with Alopecia Areata with Optical Coherence Tomography: A Case Series

      Monitoring Response to Platelet-Rich Plasma in Patients with Alopecia Areata with Optical Coherence Tomography: A Case Series

      Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune hair loss condition that is difficult to treat and frequently disruptive to the psychosocial well-being of patients. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an innovative therapy that provides concentrated GFs that impart anti-inflammatory effects. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a noninvasive imaging modality with the potential for providing quantitative monitoring of AA response to PRP. Our objective is to share our experience using OCT to monitor the therapeutic progress of patients with AA treated with PRP. Two patients with patchy AA and one with alopecia universalis were treated with PRP three times at 6-week intervals as ...

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    2. The effect of melanin on in vivo optical coherence tomography of the skin in a multiethnic cohort

      The effect of melanin on in vivo optical coherence tomography of the skin in a multiethnic cohort

      Background Noninvasive real‐time assessment of living tissue is quickly becoming invaluable for bolstering histologic and dermatoscopic measures of cutaneous conditions. While many skin researchers have explored the utility of noninvasive imaging in inflammatory and malignant skin conditions, there is yet to be a definitive and direct assessment of the effects of melanin on the quality of optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging and its accuracy in multiethnic patient populations. We conducted a study to evaluate the effects of melanin on the quality of in vivo OCT imaging. Methods Volunteers of all Fitzpatrick skin types were imaged once in five skin ...

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