Modern Medicine News

The destruction of markets in healthcare
The destruction of markets in healthcareMany hold the belief that markets do not work in healthcare.
New neurotoxin on the block starts phase 3 trialsThe injectable neurotoxin drug candidate daxibotulinumtoxinA for injection (RT002, Revance Therapeutics) started phase 3 SAKURA trials in December 2016
Screening tool for tummy tuck patientsClassification system accurately predicts complication risk in abdominoplasty patients.
Protocol for injecting fillers gives more predictable resultsPartitioning the face into different units and injecting filler in specific locations is a method to attaining a rejuvenated face that looks relaxed and natural.
A new year, new era in dermatology, new magazineThe word of the moment is "new!" We have a new year, a new president, we are looking at the possibility of another new organizational structure in medicine, and we are working on a new look here at Dermatology Times.
Tips for successful surgery with secondary IOLsAphakic eyes that have no or inadequate capsular support can pose a significant challenge to cataract surgeons. Careful attention to the preoperative considerations, appropriate intraocular lens choices, surgical techniques, and postoperative management can ensure optimal results.
Multifocals show similar results but lower power offers better vision rangeBoth the Tecnis multifocal +2.75 D and +4.00 D IOLs had good visual results, but the +2.75 D IOL had a better range of vision across near, intermediate, and distance.
RF microneedling applicationsOne dermatologists describes her success with radiofreqency microneedling to treat acne and acne scarring.
Coding 2016 and beyondRecent Medicare changes include the apparent disappearance of consultation codes, the addition of site-specific soft-tissue excision codes, and increasing pressure from overseers and auditors, says an expert.
It’s about ocular health, not sales
It’s about ocular health, not salesContact lenses are medical devices. I can write it again and again. These are not commodities.