Is Differin Gel an Anti-Aging Secret? The Expert Weighs In
Differin for wrinkles and fine lines
by Allison Sit on
Yahoo! Lifestyle recently wrote an article naming Differin Gel (adapalene 0.1%) the “best drugstore anti-aging product.” But should dermatologists recommend an over-the-counter acne product to help patients with their fine lines and wrinkles?  For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Fran Cook-Bolden, MD, clinical assistant professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Health System i …
Social Significance of the Eyebrows and Periorbital Complex
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, the eyebrows must surely be the frames, shaping the face and giving definition to the eyes and forehead. Many women spend a great deal of time maintaining the appearance of the eyebrows, via plucking and shaping, cosmetics, or even surgical implants. Historically, fashionable trends revolved around thickness, hue, and the shape of the arch; and there is no …
Making Sense of Cosmeceuticals
Cosmeceuticals
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Dermatology thought leader Hilary Baldwin, MD helps us make sense of cosmeceuticals by sharing her approach to them, including how to define them and evaluate their utility. On a funny note, Dr. Baldwin confesses being a skeptic and a hypocrite when it comes to cosmeceuticals. She remains skeptical about some of the science but at the same time uses 5 cosmeceutical products herself. We love her …
Perioral Combination Therapy – Pearls from the Expert
Before & After Resurfacing
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
At the 16th Annual ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetics and Surgical Conference held January 18th-21st, 2019 in Orlando, FL, longtime meeting Vice Chair Dr. Joel L. Cohen from Denver Colorado, spoke on perioral combination therapy. His presentation outlined his approach to perioral rejuvenation with one main theme – combination treatment, combination treatment, combination treatment. Simply put, combina …
Facial Volumetric Structural Rejuvenation
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A Natural Approach to Restoring Youthfulness and Preventing Aging When rejuvenating the face with soft tissue fillers, dermatologists must consider its structural framework, and patient specific goals/needs holistically to achieve natural results.1-3 Dr. Neil Sadick has developed a distinct methodology called volumetric structural rejuvenation (VSRTM), that can be applied to both genders and all …