In Dowlati Skin Clinic, we have conducted a variety of clinical studies, published in peer-reviewed journals:

Firooz A, Mobini N, Bahar K, Shams S, Ahmed AR, Dowlati Y. Antigenic specificities of Iranian patients with pemphigus vulgaris. Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences. 1996; 21(172): 47-9.

Firooz A, Mobini N, Bahar K, Shams S, Ahmed AR, Dowlati Y. Presence of anti-desmoglein 3 autoantibodies in healthy relatives of Iranian patients with pemphigus vulgaris. Gulf Journal of Dermatology and Venereology 1996;3:18-20.


Dowlati B, Firooz A, Dowlati Y. Granuloma faciale: successful treatment of 9 cases with a combination of cryotherapy and intralesional corticosteroid injection. International Journal of Dermatology 1997;36:548-551.  


Shahshahani MM, Firooz A,  Naraghi ZS, Dowlati Y. Malignant atrophic papulosis (Degos' disease): Report of a rapidly fatal case. Gulf Journal of Dermatology and Venereology. 1997;4:41-42.


Mobini N, Yunis EJ, Alper CA, Yunis JJ, Delgado JC, Yunis DE, Firooz A, Dowlati Y, Bahar K, Gregersen PK, Ahmed AR. Identical MHC markers in non-Jewish Iranian and Ashkenazi Jewish patients with pemphigus vulgaris: possible common central asian ancestral origin. Human Immunology. 1997;57:62-  67.


Ansarin H, Firooz A, Azimi M, Dowlati Y. Prevalence of atopic dermatitis in children in Iran. Gulf Journal of Dermatology and  Venereology. 1998;5:26-27. 


Dowlati B, Firooz A, Khamesipour A, Lotfi M, Stuart CA, Smith EB, Larijani B, Dowlati Y. Insulin quantification in patients with seborrheic dermatitis. Archives of Dermatology. 1998;134:1043-45.


Firooz A, Davoudi SM, Farahmand AN, Majdzadeh R, Nasiri Kashani M, Dowlati Y. Validation of the diagnostic criteria for atopic dermatitis. Archives of Dermatology. 1999;135:514-6.


Firooz A, Dowlati Y. IgE level and the validation of the diagnostic criteria for atopic dermatitis. Archives of Dermatology. 1999;135:1550-51.(let)


Firooz A, Rashighi Firoozabadi M, Dowlati Y. Rosacea fulminans (pyoderma faciale): Successful treatment of a 3-year old girl with oral isotretinoin. International Journal of Dermatology 2001;40:203-205.


Lotfi M, Firooz A, Nosrati A, Tabatabai H, Dowlati Y. Linear atrophy, telangiectases and soft nodules along lines of Blaschko with skeletal abnormalities. Archives of Dermatology 2001;137:1095-1100.


Firooz A, Nassiri-Kashani M, Ghazisaidi M, Ghasemi M. Radiosurgical treatment of rhinophyma: a case report. In: Proceedings 11th EADV Congress Prague 2002. Bologna: M.N.L. Scientific Publishing & Communication, 2002:15-17.


Firooz A, Khamesipour A, Dowlati Y. Itraconazole pulse therapy improves the quality of life of patients with toenail onychomycosis. Journal of Dermatological Treatment 2003;14:95-8.


Bouzari N, Tabatabai H, Abbasi Z, Firooz A, Dowlati Y. Laser hair removal: Comparison of long-pulsed Nd:YAG, long-pulsed alexandrite, and long-pulsed diode lasers. Dermatologic Surgery 2004;30:498-502.


Firooz A, Bouzari N, Fallah N, Ghazisaidi B, Firoozabadi M, Dowlati Y.What patients with vitiligo believe about their condition. International Journal of Dermatology 2004:43:811-14.


Bouzari N, Tabatabai H, Abbasi Z, Firooz A, Dowlati Y. Hair removal using an 800-nm diode laser: comparison at different treatment intervals of 45, 60, and 90 days. International Journal of Dermatology 2005;44:50-53..


Firooz A, Rashighi Firoozabadi M, Ghazisaidi B, Dowlati Y. Concepts of patients with alopecia areata about their disease. Bio Med Central Dermatology 2005;5:1(12 Jan 2005).


Nassiri Kashani M,  Gorouhi F, Behnia F, Nazemi MJ, Dowlati Y, Firooz A.  Allergic contact dermatitis in Iran. Contact Dermatitis 2005;52:154-158.


Firooz A, Sarhangnejad R, Davoudi M, Nassiri-Kashani M, Dowlati Y. Acne and smoking: is there a relationship? Bio Med Central Dermatology 2005 Mar 24;5(1):2.


Firooz A, Bouzari N, Mojtahed F, Pazoki-Toroudi H, Nassiri-Kashani M, Davoudi M, Dowlati Y. Topical immunotherapy with diphencyprone in the treatment of extensive and/or long lasting alopecia areata. Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 2005;19:393-94.


Bouzari N, Nouri K, Tabatabai H, Abbasi Z, Firooz A, Dowlati Y. The role of number of treatments in laser-assisted hair removal using a 755-nm alexandrite laser. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2005;4:446-452.


Bouzari N, Firooz A. Lasers may induce terminal hair regrowth. Dermatologic Surgery. 2006;32(March 3):460.


Davoudi SM, Rashighi Firoozabadi M, Gorouhi F, Karimi Zarchi AA, Nasiri Kashani M, Dowlati Y, Firooz A. Patch testing in Iranian patients: A ten-year experience. Indian Journal of Dermatology. 2006;51:250-54.


Karimzadegan Nia M, Mir Amin Mohammadi A, Bouzari N, Firooz A. Comparison of three diagnostic methods (direct smear, culture, and histology) for onychomycosis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2007;48 :18-21.


Firooz A, Farsi N, Rashighi Firoozabadi M, Gorouhi F. Pigmented Bowen's disease of the finger mimicking malignant melanoma. Archives of Iranian Medicine. 2007;10:255-57.


Firooz A, Gorouhi F, Davari P, Hekmat S, Atarod M, Rashighi Firoozabadi M, Solhpour A. Comparison of hydration, sebum and pH values in clinically normal skin of patients with atopic dermatitis and healthy controls. Clinical & Experimental Dermatology. 2007;32:321-22.


Gorouhi F, Davari P, Nassiri Kashani M, Firooz A. Treatment of traumatic tattoo with Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. 2007;9:253-55.


Khatami A, Ghorbani Z, Gorouhi F, Davari P, Firooz A. Angiokeratoma and epidermal nevus. European Journal of Dermatology 2008;18:100-101.


Khatami A, Heydari Seradj M, Gorouhi F, Firooz A, Dowlati Y. Giant bilateral Becker nevus: A rare presentation. Pediatric Dermatology. 2008;1:47-51.


Davari P, Gorouhi F, Jafarian S, Dowlati Y, Firooz A. A randomized investigator-blind trial of different passes of microdermabrasion therapy and their effects on skin biophysical characteristics. International Journal of Dermatology. 2008;47:508-13.


Davari P, Gorouhi F, Jafarian S, Firooz A. The effects of different intervals of microdermabrasion sessions on biophysical parameters: A randomized assessor-blind within-patient trial. Iranian Journal of Dermatology. 2008;11:49-54.


Shizarpour M, Firooz A, Pazooki H, Rezai Khiabanloo S. Comparison of topical azithromycin and clindamycin in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris. Iranian Journal of Dermatology 2008;11:67-72.


Maziar AFarsi NMandegarfard MBabakoohi SGorouhi FDowlati YFirooz A. Unwanted facial hair removal with laser treatment improves quality of life of patients. Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy 2010;12:7-9.

Pazoki-Toroudi HAjami MBabakoohi SKhaki LHabibey RAkhiani MSeirafi HFirooz A. Effects of diphencyprone on expression of Bcl-2 protein in patients with alopecia areata. Immunopharmacology Immunotoxicology,2010 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Javanbakht MH, Keshavarz SA, Mirshafiey A, Djalali M, Siassi F, Esgraghian MR, Firooz A, Seirafi H, Ehsani AH, Chamari M. The effects of vitamins E and D supplementation on erythrocyte superoxide dismutase and catalase in atopic dermatitis. Iranian Journal of Public Health 2010;39:57-63.

Firooz A, Nassiri Kashani M, Khatami A, Gorouhi F, Babakoohi S, Montaser-Kouhsari L, Davari P, Dowlati Y. Frangrance contact allergy in Iran. Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 2010 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Firooz A, Nassiri Kashani M, Khatami A, Gorouhi F, Babakoohi S, Montaser-Kouhsari L, Davari P, Dowlati Y. Fragrance contact allergy in Iran. Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 2010; 24: 1437-41. 

Baghestani S, Firooz A, Ghazisaidi MR. A refractory case of angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia treated by surgery. Journal of Dermatological Treatment. 2011; 22: 49-51. 

Firooz A, Sadr B, Davoudi SM, Nassiri Kashani M, Panahi Y, Dowlati Y. Long term skin damage due to chemical weapon exposure. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. 2011:30:64-68. 

Javanbakht MH, Keshavarz SA, Djalali M, Siassi F, Esgraghian MR, Firooz A, Seirafi H, Ehsani AH, Chamari M, Mirshafiey A. Randomized controlled trial using vitamins E and D supplementation in atopic dermatitis. Journal of Dermatological Treatment 2011:  22: 144–150 

Pazoki-Toroudi H, Nilforoushzadeh MA, Ajami M, Jaffary F, Aboutaleb N, Nassiri-Kashani M, Firooz A. Combination of azelaic acid 5% and clindamycin 2% for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. 2011;30:286-91.

Firooz A, Sadr B, Babakoohi S, Sarraf-Yazdi M, Fanian F, Kazerouni-Timsar A, Nassiri Kashani M, Naghizadeh MM,  Dowlati Y. Variation of biophysical parameters of the skin with age, gender and body region. The Scientific World Journal of Dermatology. Volume 2012, Article ID 386936, doi:10.1100/2012/386936

Davari P, Gorouhi F, Hashemi P, Behnia F, Ghassemi A, Nasiri-Kashani M, Firooz A. Pulsed dye laser treatment with different onset times for new surgical scars: A single blind randomized controlled trial. Lasers in Medical Science. 2012,27:1095-98. 

Pazoki-Toroudi H, Babakoohi S, Nilforoushzadeh M, Nassiri-Kashani M, Shizarpour M, Ajami M, Habibey R, Sadr B, Rashighi-Firoozabadi M, Firooz A. Therapeutic effects of Minoxidil High Extra Combination therapy in patients with androgenetic alopecia. Skinmed 2012;10:276-83. 

Nassiri Kashani M,  Fanian F, Sadr B,  Kamyab K,  Mirshams Shahshahani M, Noormohammdpour P,  Zartab H, Sarraf-Yazdi M, Firooz A. Pre-operative assessment of basal cell carcinoma dimensions using high-frequency ultrasonography and its correlation with histopathology. Skin Research & Technology. 2013:19:e132-8. 

Khatami A, Nassiri-Kashani M, Babakoohi S, Kazerouni-Timsar A, Davari P, Sarraf-Yazdy M, Dowlati Y, Firooz A. Metal allergic contact dermatitis in Iran. International Journal of Dermatology. 2013;52:1513-18.

Zargari O, Hejazi S, Shahidi-Dadras M, Younespour S, Robati R, Firooz A, Toosi P, Feldman SR. Considerable variation among Iranian dermatologists in the dosing and monitoring of methotrexate for treating psoriasis. International Journal of Dermatology. 2014;53:385-89.

Montaser-Kouhsari L, Zartab H, Fanian F, Noorian N, Sadr B, Nassiri-Kashani M, Firooz A. Comparison of intradermal injection with iontophoresis of abobotulinum toxin A for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis: A randomized, controlled trial. Journal of Dermatological Treatment. 2014;25:337-41.

Mehryan P, Zartab H, Rajabi A, Pazhoohi N, Firooz A. Assessment of efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on infraorbital dark circles and crow’s feet wrinkles. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 2014;13:72-8.

Firooz A, Mehryan P. Does skin pigmentation differ amongst the two genders? PIGMENT bulletin 2014:2:3-6.

Firooz A, Aghazadeh N, Rajabi Estarabadi A, Hejazi P. The effects of water exposure on biophysical properties of normal skin. Skin Research & Technology. In press.






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