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E-ISSN: 2805-4482

Frequency: 3 Issues per year

Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2024 


The Journal of Asia Pacific Aesthetic Sciences (JAPA) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, fully online journal. The scope of the journal includes all aspects of medical sciences, particularly in aesthetic medicine, aesthetic surgery, cosmetic dermatology, pharmaceuticals/ cosmeceuticals, and regenerative medicine. Published three times a year, JAPA supports continuing professional development and serves as a platform for sharing scientific research and innovative techniques. The editorial board  of JAPA comprises internationally recognized clinicians and scientists worldwide.

  • JAPA aims to bridge the gap between aesthetic sciences and clinical practice, advocating the importance of evidence-based science, particularly in the field of aesthetic medicine.

  • JAPA publishes not only novel findings or breakthrough scientific research but also research related to the efficacy of end-products, especially in the realm of cosmeceuticals and wellness products.

  • Serving as a multifaceted platform, JAPA disseminates innovative discoveries and pioneering scientific research, thereby extending its scope to include research inquiries and investigations concerning the development, efficacy, and impact of cosmeceuticals and wellness products.



The scope of coverage includes, but will not be limited to:

  • Biochemistry

  • Endocrinology and Neuroimmunology of Healthy Skin

  • Skin Measurement

  • Imaging

  • Skin Health and Maintenance

  • Ageing Skin

  • Photodamage and Photoprotection

  • Rejuvenation

  • Skin types

  • Sensitive skin

  • Rosacea and Acne

  • Skin Sebum

  • Phlebology

  • Hair Restoration and Removal

  • Nails and Nail Surgery

  • Pigment

  • Striae

  • Cellulite

  • Cosmetic Chemistry

  • Dermopharmacy

  • Cosmeceuticals

  • Toiletries

  • Cosmetic Dermatological Surgery

  • Blepharoplasty

  • Liposuction

  • Surgical Complications

  • Botulinum Toxin

  • Fillers, Peels and Dermabrasion

  • Local and Tumescent Anaesthesia

  • Electrosurgery

  • Lasers including (including various types)

  • Dermal Remodelling Lasers

  • Laser Complications

  • Laser Research and Safety

  • Psychological and Medicolegal Issues

  • Quality of Life

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  Current Issue 


The Importance of Publications in the Field of Aesthetic Medicine
Johannes F. Dayrit


An Update on the Current Practice in the Management of Melasma Patients by Dermatologists: A Cross-Sectional Online Survey in the Philippines

Ma. Flordeliz Abad-Casintahan, Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, Evangeline B. Handog, Maria Juliet E. Macarayo, Bernadette B. Arcilla, Maria Suzanne L. Datuin, Johannes F. Dayrit, Maria Angela M. Lavadia, Rosalina E. Nadela, Ma. Purita Paz-Lao, Donna Marie L. Sarrosa

Tolerance and Efficacy of a Combined Prebiotic and Postbiotic- Based Moisturizer as a Complementary Treatment in Patients with Predominance Phototype IV Diagnosed with Mild to Moderate Acne
Tarita Taib, Sabrina Abdul Wahab, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman

Safety and Efficacy of Combination 10 Sessions of Q-switched Nd: YAG 1064nm and Pulsed Dye Laser 595 nm for Melasma Treatment Among Chinese Women in Malaysia
Nicole Ng I, Tan Soo Hua, Lai Yean Chen, Ng Chia Wen


Papular Granuloma Annulare: Rare Variant of a Common Disease Entity
John Benjamin Gochoco, Marianne Panlilio-De Leon, Andrea Marie Bernales-Mendoza

Combination Therapy of Fractional Laser and Subcision for Acne Facial Scarring
Atiqah Fatehah Awalludin, Lishalney Madhavan, Aiman Adriana Nor Aminuddin, Isma Syakila Mazlan, Niken Amalia Hapsari

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