The Millennial Mindset
The Millennial Mindset
by Noëlle S. Sherber MD FAAD on
Millennials represent a significant segment of the dermatology patient base and understanding how best to communicate with the individuals who comprise this singular collective is key to delivering the best quality and experience of care in a medical or aesthetic practice. Prior to this publication, a search of PubMed.gov yielded no studies relating to the behaviors of millennial patients, and s …
Treating the Young Aesthetic Patient: Evidence-Based Recommendations
Aging through the decades
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Recent speculation has indicated that it is rarely too early to begin aesthetic treatments.1 The growing demand for anti-aging in younger populations requires thoughtful and age-appropriate counseling for delivering preventions and interventions. The physiologic, age-related changes that occur with each decade of life may serve as a blueprint for when to start cosmetic treatments. Under 20 Phot …
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 …