aesthetic dermatology

Trends & Updates In Aesthetic Dermatology
Aesthetic Dermatology
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
Updates on Technique Can we deliver the same results safely with a cannula as we historically have with needles? The question whether a cannula or a needle should be chosen for dermal filler injections does not have a straightforward answer. Injection techniques and location, as well as cannulas and needles have to be used in a patient specific manner. Over the last 5 years, practitioners have …
Legal Issues in Aesthetic Dermatology: What Dermatologists Should Know
Aesthetic Dermatology
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Mathew M. Avram  (Director of the Mass General Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at MGH, as well as Faculty Director for Procedural Training in Harvard Medical School's Dermatology Department), who discusses potential legal situations that may ari …
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 …