Modern Medicine Feature Articles

Debunking the myths of laser treatments for darker skin
Debunking the myths of laser treatments for darker skinIn this slideshow, we feature Dr. Eliot Battle who offers recommendations for laser treatment in non-white patients. Lasers are as diverse as the patients and conditions they are designed to treat, he says.
ODs’ top 4 gripes about vision care plans: Part 3—Reimbursements
ODs’ top 4 gripes about vision care plans: Part 3—ReimbursementsIn order to continue this dialogue, and in an attempt to help bring some clarity to the landscape around vision plans, I have put together this five-part blog series. Part 1 of this series outlined the four big topics ODs seem to have the most complaints with vison care plans (VCP). In Part 2 of the series, we covered if it has to be this difficult.
Topical cetirizine latest therapy to treat allergic conjunctivitisOral cetirizine is one of the most used oral medications for treatment of allergic rhinitis. In May 2017, the FDA approved the first ophthalmic formulation of the second-generation histamine-1 (H1) receptor antagonist for use in treating ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis.
6 steps for a practice-based laser safety program
6 steps for a practice-based laser safety programIn this slideshow, Patti Owens, R.N., M.H.A., C.M.L.S.O. describes six steps practices can take to improve laser and energy device safety for patients and staff.
How psoriasis arisesThe research road to streamlining the model of psoriasis pathogenesis.
Sulzberger lecturer provides in-depth look at psoriasis comorbiditiesIn his talk at AAD 2017, Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE, discussed the findings from research investigating associations between psoriasis and comorbidities and their relevance for providing comprehensive medical care for patients with psoriasis.
Experts offer top blepharitis tips
Experts offer top blepharitis tipsSometimes you just want to know what the experts do.
Current and future botulinum toxins
Current and future botulinum toxinsDr. Joel Schlessinger breaks down the three FDA-approved neurotoxins and provides a glimpse into products on the horizon.
Why children with diabetes are at risk for disordered eatingPatients with diabetes are at risk for developing inappropriate relationships with food, according to new research, highlighting the need for healthcare providers to provide more psychosocial support to this population.
truSculpt 3D vs CoolSculptingHow does truSculpt 3D stack up against CoolSculpting? One expert explains.