Thinking of Starting a Derm Practice? Here is How!
Dermatology Practice
by Sang Kim, MD on
Starting a dermatology practice is a dream that many dermatologists share. The freedom to decide how and when you work, building a business, increasing physician autonomy, and starting a legacy are some attractive aspects of starting a practice. However, when taking in the immense burden of building a business, things can seem quite daunting and overwhelming. At the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthet …
Paradigm Shifts in Lab Monitoring
Lab Monitoring
by Edita Newton, MD on
How to Mitigate Risk without Compromising Care If you were to counsel a patient on every possible risk of a given medication, it would be a long list of extreme and rare potential outcomes and almost certainly leave the patient in doubt whether it is safe even to take. Frequent lab monitoring has been common practice and often used to reduce the perception of risk with systemic medication …
Alopecia Areata | An Evidence-Based Approach to Treatment
alopecia areata
by Edita Newton, MD on
Alopecia areata is a form of non-scarring hair loss that affects both children and adults, causing significant quality of life impairment. Varying from localized to widespread hair loss, including alopecia totalis and universalis variants, alopecia areata can be self-resolving or chronic in its course. For years and in some cases centuries, treatment was limited to caustic substances that irritate …
Radiofrequency Microneedling Made Simple – Part 1
Radiofrequency Microneedling
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD MS on
Alert! Alert! This is a 2-part article focusing on radio frequency microneedling, as summarized by two powerhouse dermatologists: Dr. Nazanin Saedi and Dr. Jeremy Green. Onto part 1! During the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, Dr. Nazanin Saedi, former Associate Professor, Director, Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology, and Co-Director, Cutaneous Surgery in Depart …
Energy-Based Devices and Injectables: How to Combine them Safely & Effectively
ENERGY-BASED DEVICES & INJECTABLES
by Matthew Willett, MD, FAAD on
As Dermatologists, we have a number of tools at hand to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals, and it is more often than not the proper combination of these treatments that distinguish Dermatologists from other providers in the cosmetic space. At the recent 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, board-certified and cosmetically-trained dermatologist Dr. Jeremy Green from …