cosmetic dermatology

Data support panfacial aesthetics approach
Data support panfacial aesthetics approachThe HARMONY study puts objective data behind the aesthetic and psychological improvements delivered by a panfacial approach to facial rejuvenation. It’s also the first study to use video analysis, and online photo ratings from a representative sample of Americans, as outcome measures.
Proven steps to enhance the aesthetic consultThe consult can make or break your success. Listen to and question concerns. Show you care.
Preventable eye injuriesResurfacing lasers pose a threat to the cornea and ocular surface. Ocular injuries associated with lasers include misshapen pupils, iritis and vision loss. Expert suggests against performing micro-focused ultrasound treatments within the orbital rim. Standard ocular shields do not provide effective protection against focused ultrasound.
Blinded by body dysmorphic disorderConduct evidence-based pretreatment assessments prior to procedures to identify vulnerable patients. Vulnerable patients are at risk for ill-advised or opportunistic treatment from undereducated aesthetic providers.
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.