cosmetic dermatology

The picosecond differenceIn addition to treating tattoos and pigmented lesions, new picosecond devices also treat sun damage and scarring. The results achieved by picosecond lasers are due to photothermal as well as photomechanical effects. Picosecond pulse duration lasers have an excellent safety/side effect profile in individuals of all skin types.
Tips for treating men with BotoxDermatologists treating men’s frown lines with neurotoxins should take a few important things into consideration, according to Miami, Fla.-based dermatologist Jeremy B. Green, M.D.
New devices help patients age gracefullyToday’s dermatologists have access to “incredible” energy-based devices that help patients to cosmetically age gracefully, says Michael H. Gold, M.D., medical director, Gold Skin Care Center and Tennessee Clinical Research Center, Nashville, Tenn.
Global perspectives on cosmetic fillersWith so many new and exciting filler products in the U.S. pipeline, American dermatologists and their patients are in for a treat, according to Hassan I. Galadari, M.D.
Emerging cosmeceuticalsWhile there is still much to learn about these new products, preliminary studies are promising, according to Patricia Farris, M.D.
Is 'natural' soap milder?It is unclear what constitutes “natural” soap, since all soap is really natural, however there is a trend toward the purchase of homemade soap.
Why does skin feel tight after cleansing?No one knows exactly why skin feels tight after cleansing, however one general theory is widely accepted.
What is nail shellac?Nail shellac is a long wearing form of nail polish that's removal procedure may cause damage to the nail plate.
What is nail caviar?A popular trend amongst teenagers, nail caviar may be doing harm to water sources.
How can nail polish change color?Mood changing nail polish is another fashion popular among young women based on the “mood stone” concept pioneered in the 1960s.