cosmetic dermatology

Before removing lesion, investigate LMA recent study found that cosmetic treatments performed on presumed benign pigmented lesions later found to be lentigo maligna (LM) is not an uncommon occurrence, underscoring the need for individuals performing cosmetic procedures to be more vigilant in thoroughly investigating suspicious lesions.
Microneedling may provide alternative to lasers
Microneedling may provide alternative to lasersMicroneedling may provide a viable alternative to lasers in certain clinical situations. Dr. Mara Weinstein Velez discusses which indications have promising data behind them and where further research needs to focus.
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.
A new look at male chest fatA new application of cyolipolysis proves to be an effective non-invasive option in the treatment of pseudogynecomastia, according to study.
Do facial patches work?An old anti-aging concept was rediscovered with the renewed popularity of facial patches.
What are Korean facemasks?Korean facemasks are making their way from Asia to the US with great rapidity.
Do digital beauty advisor devices work?The digital beauty advisor is a digitized mirror providing personalized skin care information and day-to-day comparative health evaluations.
East Asian patient concernsThere are both unique nuances and cultural considerations to rejuvenating the skin of East Asian patients, according to one dermatologist.
Reduce flank fat without pain, downtimeNonthermal pulsed ultrasound (UltraShape, Syneron Candela) treatments significantly reduce flank fat, without pain, downtime and apparent risks, according to a study.
My employee performed unauthorized procedures. Am I negligentUnbeknownst to Dr. Derm is the fact that one of his medical assistants regularly performs cosmetic laser procedures, after hours, on his friends. Unfortunately, one of his friends had terrible complications.