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Patient Buzz Series: Face Workouts and Other Trends
Patient buzz series
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz features articles on some new or unusual methods gaining popularity. Can face workouts lift and tighten? Are there health benefits to perineum sunning? Can ingestible collagen improve the skin from the inside out? These articles may become topics of conversation at upcoming office visits. Review the articles in this list to prepare for your patients’ questions: …
Cosmetic Procedures for the Millennial Aesthetic Patient
Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Procedures for the Millennial Aesthetic Patient
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Introduction In aesthetic medicine, millennials have emerged as one of the leading patient demographics seeking minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.1-3 Millennials, defined as the generation of individuals born between 1981 and 1996, have surpassed baby boomers as the largest living generation in the United States.4,5 Extending between the ages of 23 and 39, this group is comprised of indivi …
Patient Buzz: The Rise of the ‘Botox Bar’
botox bar
by Allison Sit on
Glamour recently posted an article on the rise of the "Botox Bar.” These aesthetics bars offer injectables in a consumer-friendly manner reminiscent of upscale nail salons and blowout bars. How should dermatologists respond? For an expert opinion, I consulted Heidi A. Waldorf, MD, associate clinical professor of dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. Dr. Waldorf is …
Patient Buzz: Collagen Banking for Anti-Aging
Collagen Banking
by Allison Sit on
HuffPost recently published an article on collagen banking, which included some debate among dermatologists for and against prejuvenation. Should dermatologists perform cosmetic procedures on younger patients as a way of staving off the signs of aging? For an expert opinion, I consulted Maritza Perez, MD, clinical professor of dermatology at Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine and professor a …
Roadmap After Residency Training
Roadmap after residency
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
The opportunities in dermatology are endless, and choosing a single option to pursue may seem both exciting and limiting. The ultimate destiny of your career is going to be based on interests that are in harmony with the practice setting you choose, combined with additional training after residency. However, nearly every dermatologist goes through some form of “mid-life crisis” in their ca …