New topical hemostatic device in pipeline March 24, 2017 By Lisette Hilton If cleared, dermatologists might find the technology useful when excising lesions in patients on blood thinners and more. The future of wound healing March 01, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Researchers have developed a 3D printer that applies skin cells onto burn wounds. Bio-printed cells enhanced wound healing by three to four weeks compared with untreated or matrix-treated wounds. Researchers are compiling animal data to submit an IND application for a clinical trial. Alternative to skin grafting February 02, 2017 By Louise Gagnon There is a growing burden in wound management. Stem cells will be instrumental in the development of skin substitutes. Novel hydrogel promotes skin regeneration in in vivo experiments. Cosmetic surgery and e-cigarette use January 17, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Researchers offer advice on how to council e-cigarette users prior to surgery. SkinGun technology repairs skin October 25, 2016 By Bob Kronemyer Stem cell-infused mist with SkinGun technology offers an alternative treatment to skin burns, wounds, pigmentation disorders and scars. Tips for optimal scar healing September 13, 2016 By Lisette Hilton One surgeon offers his tips for optimal scar healing. Silver shows promise in early wound treatment September 01, 2016 By Paul Nicolaus An expert debunks common myths and considers future possibilities for the use of
topical nanosilver in wound healing. Using dry eye treatments for sick corneas July 18, 2016 By Tracy Swartz Did you ever consider that those tools in your dry eye arsenal are also good for acutely sick eyes? I recently had a patient who drove this point home…even to my ophthalmology partner. Critical factors in healing acute wounds July 14, 2016 By Lisette Hilton Optimal wound healing practices have changed in recent years. some techniques are no longer best practice and new techniques have emerged. Synthetic hydrogel shows promise in wound healing March 21, 2016 By Randy Dotinga Researchers report that tests in healthy mice show that use of a unique gel closes wounds faster and with more normal tissue within one week. Learn more.