Taking Rejuvenation Beyond the Skin
Regenerative Medicine Aesthetics – Mind-Body & Skin

by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Having a background in internal medicine, biomedical tissue engineering and regenerative medicine while also maintaining a strong interest in yoga, Ayurveda, and Siddha medicine has helped me appreciate the skin in a new light, as a beautiful organ capable of regeneration through various wound healing pathways. I see the skin as an organ that covers the embodiment of energy which is the human body …
Holistic Dermatology: the Global Aspect (Part III in Series)
PARALLEL BETWEEN SKIN AND THE EARTH'S SKIN FINAL MODALICIA
by Alan M. Dattner, MD on
One of the key features of Holistic Dermatology as I see it, is correcting broader causes of skin disease as they affect our entire population. Many of the underlying aggravators of skin disease are very common to our culture and current state of affairs. These include excesses in the diet, as well as toxic substances in our food, topicals, and environment. Many of the problem substances, like sug …
Holistic Dermatology Diagnosis (Part II in Series)
by Alan M. Dattner, MD on
As I have developed the methodology of holistic dermatology, I often treat people who have seen a number of dermatologists, including some considered outstanding, as well as allergists, acupuncturists, naturopaths, chiropractors or others familiar with alternative medicine. I attempt to find the causal factors and reverse them, rather than to just alleviate the symptoms. I focus on reversing cau …
What is Holistic Dermatology?
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by Alan M. Dattner, MD on
Holistic dermatology focuses on treating the underlying causes of an individual’s skin problem using the least invasive means first. It focuses on environmental and nutritional factors, gut microbiome and function, and history of exposures to chemicals, organisms and stresses as potential sources of inflammation or modification of the body’s ability to deal with potential antigens setting off …
Natural Ingredients and How to Use Them in Practice – Part 2
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by WHITNEY P. BOWE, MD on
CO-AUTHOR: LIZA R. BRAUN, BA Welcome back to our continued discussion on the natural, botanical ingredients that are formulated into skin care products that you can easily incorporate into your practice. And, in case you missed Part 1, you can read it here. Mushroom Extract Mushroom extract, in particular shitake and reishi, retain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These pr …