wound healing

New topical hemostatic device in pipelineIf cleared, dermatologists might find the technology useful when excising lesions in patients on blood thinners and more.
The future of wound healing
The future of wound healingResearchers 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 graftingThere 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
Cosmetic surgery and e-cigarette useResearchers offer advice on how to council e-cigarette users prior to surgery.
SkinGun technology repairs skinStem cell-infused mist with SkinGun technology offers an alternative treatment to skin burns, wounds, pigmentation disorders and scars.
Tips for optimal scar healingOne surgeon offers his tips for optimal scar healing.
Silver shows promise in early wound treatmentAn expert debunks common myths and considers future possibilities for the use of topical nanosilver in wound healing.
Using dry eye treatments for sick corneasDid 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 homeā€¦even to my ophthalmology partner.
Critical factors in healing acute woundsOptimal 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 healingResearchers 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.