Patient Buzz: Snail Slime Skin Care – The Expert Weighs In
snail slime skin care
by Allison Sit on
Women's Health recently wrote an article about the benefits of snail slime (also known as snail mucin) in skincare products. Does research support claims of hydrating and anti-aging benefits? Should dermatologists recommend snail mucin products? For expert advice, I contacted dermatologist Angelo Landriscina, MD, who offers evidence-based skincare advice on his blog, DermAngelo.com. Is ther …
Defects of The Lower Lip – Friday Pop Quiz 8/14
Inferior labial artery
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Which of the following anatomic structures is most likely to be severed during this repair? A. Mental nerve B. Angular artery C. Buccal nerve D. Inferior labial artery E. Marginal mandibular nerve To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
Mohs Surgery – Friday Pop Quiz 8/7
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          This patient presents for Mohs surgery. What is the deepest layer that you can undermine in this area? A. Epidermis B. Dermis C. Subcutaneous fat D. Superficial muscular aponeurotic system (SMAS) E. Muscle To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review. …
Evaluating and Treating Patients with Soft Tissue Fillers and Neuromodulators
fillers and neuromodulators
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Is beauty really in the phi of the beholder? Are the faces that conform to the phi mask, that perfectly display the golden ratio of 1.618, really the most beautiful faces among us? Should we be seeking to help our patients approach a mathematical definition of beauty, or should we be seeking to preserve, enhance, and celebrate that which is unique and distinctive in their features, and forget the …