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From new vaccines to the advent of new neurotoxinsPhysicians weigh in expectations for new developments within all facets of dermatology from pediatric dermatology to dermatopathology.
Vascular compromiseAvoiding and treating vascular compromise with hyaluronic acid (HA) injections requires understanding the subtleties of underlying facial anatomy and keeping a well-stocked arsenal of treatments for impending necrosis.
How to avoid litigation associated with fillersLitigation is largely due to a practitioner’s lack of training and the lack of informed consent for the patient.
Aesthetic Academy names Kevin Sadati, D.O., Best Aesthetic PhysicianParticipants at the Aesthetic Academy named Kevin Sadati, D.O., a facial plastic surgeon based in Newport Beach, Calif., Best Aesthetic Doctor at its recent program.
Laser hair removal for all skin typesCartessa Aesthetics has signed an exclusive deal with Italian corporation DEKA M.E.L.A. to introduce a laser hair removal device to the United States.
New RF device for facial rejuvenationHologic’s Cynosure division announced the launch of an advanced radiofrequency device that has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to facial fine lines and wrinkles, tighten skin through soft tissue coagulation, and improve the appearance of cellulite.
When flushing is more than embarrassmentAcute or irregular flushing may signal a more serious health condition, say researchers who list 14 questions physicians should ask patients complaining about unusual flushing.
Satisfying cosmetic safetyThe FDA has proposed regulating the cosmetic industry, says Dr. Zoe Diana Draelos in her monthly Dermatology Times column, "Cosmetic Conundrums." This month Dr. Draelos examines three key questions about cosmetic safety.
10 patient questions you might be asked todayWith the internet being available at everyone's fingertips and seemingly endless advertising for a variety of skincare and cosmetic products, the average patient may come to an appointment with misinformation and questions.
Noninvasive contour choicesChoosing technologies for noninvasive body contouring depends on what areas they are approved to treat, the local competition and — where available — the data, say experts.