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Published Articles

Dr. Said has many published articles to her credit, including research findings on the topics of lasers, Botox, methotrexate, and Restylane. While Dr. Said performs a complete host of anti-aging cosmetic treatments, she says she most enjoys treating medical conditions and helping the skin heal.




2005  •  Carruthers A, Carruthers J, Said S.  Dose-Ranging Study of Botulinum Toxin Type A in the Treatment of Glabellar Rhytids in Females.  Derm Surg 2005; 31:414-422.

2003  •   Said S, Meshkinpour A, Carruthers A, Carruthers J.  Botulinum A Toxin.  Its Expanding Role in Dermatology and Esthetics.  Am J Clin Dermatol 2003; 4(9);609-616.

1999  •  Said S, Edwards S, Jensen JL, Jeffes EWB.  Subscapular subcutaneous tumor.   Archives of Dermatology.  1999 Mar 135 (3);341, 344-

1997  •  Said S, Jeffes EWB, Weinstein GD.  Systemic Therapy:  Methotrexate.  Clinics in Dermatology. 1997;15:781-797.

1997  •  Hoffman WL, Anvari B, Said S, Liaw LH, Milner T, Nelson JS.  Cryogen spray cooling during Nd:YAG laser treatment of hemangiomas:  A preliminary study in an animal model.  Dermatological Surgery.  1997;23(8):635-41.

1997  •  Anvari B, Tanenbaum BS, Hoffman WL, Said S, et al. Nd:YAG laser irradiation in conjunction with cryogen spray cooling induces deep and spatially selective photocoagulation in animal models.  Physics in Medicine and Biology. 1997;42(2):265-8

1994  •  Jeffes EW 3rd, Lee GC, Said S, et al.  Elevated numbers of proliferating mononuclear 
cells in the peripheral blood of psoriatic patients correlated with disease severity.  J of Invest. Dermatology. 1995;105(6):733-8.

1994  •  Vaziri N, Gonzales E, Wang J, Said S.  Blood coagulation, fibrinolytic, and inhibitory proteins in end-stage renal disease:  Effects of hemodialysis.  American Journal of Kidney Disease.  1994;23(6):828-35.

1993  •  Said S, Jay S, Kang J, Leim WH, Jensen JL, Jeffes EWB.  Localized bullous scabies:  Uncommon presentation of scabies.  American Journal of Dermatopathology.  1993;15(6):590-3.

1992  •  Vaziri N, Eltorai I, Gonzales E, Winer RL, Pham H, Bui TD, Said S.  Pressure ulcer, fibronectin, and related proteins in spinal cord injured patients.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehab.  1992;73(9):803-6




Posters, Presentation, & Studies

2006  •  Community-based trial results of combination clindamycin1%-Benzoyl Peroxide 5% topical gel plus tretinoin microsphere gel 0.04% or adapeline 0.1% in the treatment of moderate to sever acne. Now pulblished Kirck L. Cutis 2007

2006  •  Mehr N, Said S, Carruthers A, et al.  Bowen’s Disease and Risk of Subsequent Malignant Neoplasms:   A Population-Based Cohort Study of 8,969 People in B.C.  Poster exhibit at ACMMSCO.  Scottsdale, AZ.

1993  •  International Hyperhidrosis Society Meeting 7/30/05.  Live demonstation of Botox for hyperhidrosis.

2000  •  Said S.  Adverse Events with Restylane from Vancouver, Canada 1999.  Presentation at the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.  Denver, CO.

1994  •  Said S, Hoffman W, Anvari B, et al.  Nd:YAG laser treatment of hemangiomas:  A 
preliminary study in an animal model.  Poster Exhibit at American Academy of Dermatology 55th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

1995  •  Said S.  Proteins of the blood coagulation, fibrinolytic, and inhibitory systems in patients with ESRD.  Presentation at American Federation of Clinical Research.  Carmel, CA.

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