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Aesthetics Corner, Features
Jason Emer, MD
While COVID-19 paused many of the day-to-day operations in aesthetic dermatology practices, physicians can begin to take steps to prepare their office for patients even during the pandemic.
Derm Q&A
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Knowing proper techniques is only half the battle for becoming skilled at performing aesthetic procedures. Drs Susan Weinkle and Jackie Yee reviewed proper techniques and the importance of developing an aesthetic eye to recognize areas that will benefit from treatment.
News
Findings from a recent study showed a picosecond pulse duration laser was a safe and effective for treating nevi of Ota and Hori nevi in Asian patients with Fitzpatrick skin types III and IV.
Aesthetics Corner
Lauren Mateja, Managing Editor
Cosmetic enhancements of the body were historically completed with invasive procedures that required significant recovery for sometimes underwhelming results. Adarsh Vijay Mudgil, MD, discussed the breakthroughs in cosmetic dermatology with nonsurgical body contouring with The Dermatologist.
Derm Q&A
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
More men are undergoing minimally invasive cosmetic procedures than in previous years. Terrence Keaney, MD, discusses trends among this patient population, and shares clinical pearls for performing cosmetic procedures in men.
News
Findings from a national prospective cohort study of black and white US women suggest that chemicals in hair products may play a role in breast carcinogenesis.
Derm Q&A
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
In an interview with The Dermatologist, Maritza Perez, MD, discussed the pathology and various approaches to treating keloids, including topical and surgical interventions.
Aesthetics Corner
Deirdre Hooper, MD; and Joel L. Cohen, MD
Platelet-rich plasma as a medical therapy has grown in recent years. Though still considered an off-label use in aesthetic dermatology, PRP shows potential as a treatment for androgenetic alopecia.
FDA Alerts
The FDA recently approved a new topical retinoid for the treatment of acne on both the face and the trunk.
Derm Q&A
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Cheryl Burgess, MD, discusses common cosmetic concerns of patients with skin of color and why every dermatologist should recognize adverse events associated with cosmetic treatments.
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