Male vs. Female: The Aesthetic Consultation
Aesthetic Derm
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Aesthetic derm experts Dr. Terrence Keaney and Dr. Deirdre Hooper share pearls on addressing the unique needs of male and female cosmetic patients. The Male Aesthetic Consultation Male cosmetic patients should be evaluated differently: both anatomy and behavioral differences set male and female patients apart. [caption id="attachment_5981" align="alignright" width="195"] "11" patter …
Using Google to Trend Patient Interest in Botulinum Toxin and Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
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Google Search is an important tool for patients researching skin care treatments and looking for dermatologists.  Data from the 3 billion daily Google searches1 can be used to trend epidemiological patterns within populations using Google Trends (; Alphabet Inc.), which reports search volume as relative to the total number of queries performed within a specific per …
The Happy Face Treatment
Happy Face treatment
Introduction When viewing the most famous smiles in history (Figure 1), two constants become apparent: a smooth perioral surface and oral commissures that are turned upward (or horizontal as a minimum). Patients are often fixated on improving both the marionette lines and the downward oral commissures as these distractions are one of the most noticeable areas in the aging face to the average pers …
The ABC of Dermal Fillers
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by Elizabeth Bahar Houshmand, MD on
What’s in Your Toolbox There are over 20 dermal fillers available in the U.S. and many more are on the way. In Europe, Asia, and the Middle East there are currently hundreds of dermal fillers available. While there are only a handful of FDA- approved dermal fillers manufacturers in the U.S., each company has several product lines. These fillers are usually for superficial, medium and deep in …
Patient Buzz: Should Dermatologists Recommend LED Light Therapy Masks? The Expert Weighs In
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by Allison Sit on
Prevention wrote an article recently about a new popular skin treatment among celebrities -- LED light therapy masks. So how should you respond if a patient asks about this treatment? For an expert opinion, I consulted Jeremy A. Brauer, MD, clinical associate professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU School of Medicine. What is your opinion on the effectiveness o …