Superficial Chemical Peels | Expert Pearls
chemical peel
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
Chemical peels are the third most commonly performed noninvasive cosmetic procedure in the United States, with over 1 million peels performed annually. Peels can treat a variety of skin conditions including acne, conditions of hyperpigmentation, and skin irregularities from chronic sun damage.  Multiple peels on a repeated basis are usually necessary to obtain optimal results. The frequency of …
Top Scar Minimization Pearls with Dr. Joel L. Cohen
scar minimization
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed ODAC Co-Chair Dr. Joel L. Cohen (Board-Certified Dermatologist, Fellowship-trained in Mohs Surgery, Lasers, and Cosmetic Dermatology), who shares how to evaluate different types of scars and the tools available for treatment. Watch as he provides examples from his practice and offers options fo …
Gender-Neutral Language in Aesthetic Dermatology | Cheat Sheet
aesthetic dermatology
by Allison Sit on
Dermatologists should adopt gender-neutral language in interactions with aesthetic patients, according to “A Genderfluid Approach to Aesthetic Language in Dermatology” by Marc Beuttler, MD, and Jennifer MacGregor, MD, published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology in January 2022. Gender-neutral language helps dermatologists prevent psychological upset or offense for patients with nonbinary …
Re-thinking the Use of Gendered Language in Aesthetic Dermatology
by Allison Sit on
Dermatology needs to re-think the use of gendered language in aesthetics, according to a brief communication published in the January issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. The authors contend that gendered language can cause upset or offense in patients with nonbinary gender identity or gender dysphoria, and that gender-neutral language can help dermatologists provide better and more consi …
Dermal Filler Strategies and Adverse Events Specific to Skin of Color
Dermal Filler
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
When treating Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V, and VI, it is important to recognize differences in common adverse events that may be experienced. In patients of color, hyperpigmentation is a primary concern. This article will discuss various causes of hyperpigmentation after dermal filler injections in patients of color as well as management strategies. There is increasing racial and ethnic div …