cosmetic dermatology

RNAi compound targets connective tissue growth factor to reduce scar formationDermatologists discuss the challenges of treating hypertrophic scars and how a treatment in early trials might make post-treatment recurrence less likely.
Noninvasive body contouring combination tipsInvest in a variety of complementary, rather than overlapping, devices to help patients achieve whole-body rejuvenation goals, expert says.
Men: A growing aesthetic segmentThe male cosmetic market is growing as more cosmetically-inclined millennial men age. One expert discusses the differences in targeting the male population.
The business of body contouringOne expert advises colleagues of certain considerations before adding body contouring services to a practice.
RF's rebirthRadiofrequency (RF) technology has had a rebirth in aesthetic surgery with needle RF, according to Macrene Alexiades, M.D., Ph.D., associate clinical professor, Yale University School of Medicine and director of the Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center of New York, New York City.
Three minimally-invasive lipo-based neck treatmentsThere are three minimally-invasive ways of doing liposuction to improve the neck, and these options cover most cosmetic patients, one expert says.
Expert derm shares injectable adipolysis pearlsPaving the way in nonsurgical neck rejuvenation, is injectable adipolysis with deoxycholic acid, an option that is compatible with the other injectable cosmetic procedures dermatologists use in facial rejuvenation, according to dermatologist Gary D. Monheit, M.D., who presented at the 2016 ASDS annual meeting.
The 'art' of the cosmetic consult
The 'art' of the cosmetic consultThe art of communication must be mastered to gain patients’ trust and, ultimately, to become better doctors, according to Kathleen M. Welsh, M.D. who presented at the 2016 ASDS annual meeting.
The business of cosmeceuticals: UnpluggedTurning dermatologic knowledge into a successful, profitable part of a practice’s bottom line takes business know-how, according to Rancho Mirage, Calif., dermatologist Wendy E. Roberts, M.D, who presented at the 2016 ASDS annual meeting.