Poster Interview: Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability of a Hydroquinone-Free and Retinol-Free Topical Brightening Serum on Females with Facial Melasma
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
At the Skin of Color Seminar Series (now Skin of Color Update) held on May 5th in New York City, SkinMedica® researchers presented a poster detailing the clinical efficacy of a novel hydroquinone-free and retinol-free topical brightening serum on facial melasma. This 12-week, single center, clinical usage study evaluated thirty female subjects with mild to severe facial hyperpigmentation due to m …
Addressing the Age Old Concern of Aging
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by Dr. Autumn Starnes on
In the initial mental construct of the practice I was most concerned that I would not have enough patients to remain open.  The focus in the initial steps of the practice were staff, and location.  We had to review EMR and Practice Management systems, computers, tablets, network and internet access.  The other systems in the practice were phones, and the logistics of staff responsibilities and …
Dear Derm Authority: Laser Therapy Pre-treatment
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by Dr. Luis Soro on
Q:  Do you often do pre-treatment with topical medications before the laser therapy, especially when you treat darker skin types? I heard that it is better to use retinoid + hydroquinone for 6 weeks before the laser treatment because lightning of dark color background will minimize the risk of burn. A: Practicing in South Florida, I see many patients with darker skin types seeking laser treatm …
What is Memory Age – and Why is it Important?
by Lovely Laban, GNP-C MSN on
I spend a lot of time thinking about aging. During and after receiving my Masters of Nursing in Gerontology – the study of aging and its effects – I spent years studying the human struggle with the natural signs of aging and what we could do to slow the hands of time. Our tools back then were largely restricted to lifestyle changes proven to increase longevity – healthy eating, exercise and …
A JDD Introduction from Dr. Jared Jagdeo on Cutting Edge Body Contouring Manuscripts
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by JARED JAGDEO, MD, MS on
After reading Dr. Jagdeo’s intro below, be sure to check out the four peer-reviewed JDD articles in this special body contouring segment, where an array of global aesthetic body contouring experts and clinician-researchers share the latest body contouring data. Explore new frontiers in body contouring that translate into highly prized benefits for patients. Future Applications of Deoxycholic …