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JDD November Editor Picks: Laser, Lights Sources, and Devices
JDD Lasers Lights Sources and Devices
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Below are the issue highlights and editor picks for the November issue of JDD!   This month's Special Topic: Lasers, Light Sources, and Devices. Microablative fractional resurfacing with the DOT laser enables treatment with short post-procedure recovery time and very low incidence of AE’s in The Safety of Laser Skin Resurfacing With the Microablative Carbon Dioxide Laser and Review of the …
Integrating Laser Hair Removal Into Your Practice: Pearls and Pitfalls
Laser Hair Removal
by AIMEE L LEONARD, MD on
Patients often desire the removal of hair for both cosmetic and medical reasons. Shaving, waxing, or chemical depilatories have traditionally achieved temporary hair removal. Electrolysis provides permanent hair removal of individual hairs. However, to reduce hair from large areas for extended periods of time, laser hair removal has become more mainstream. Below are pearls and pitfalls of laser ha …
A JDD Introduction from Dr. Jared Jagdeo on Cutting Edge Body Contouring Manuscripts
body contouring
by JARED JAGDEO, MD, MS on
After reading Dr. Jagdeo’s intro below, be sure to check out the four peer-reviewed JDD articles in this special body contouring segment, where an array of global aesthetic body contouring experts and clinician-researchers share the latest body contouring data. Explore new frontiers in body contouring that translate into highly prized benefits for patients. Future Applications of Deoxycholic …
How to Select Which Laser or Light Device to Buy for Your Practice Post Residency
laser light
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
After residency, you might go into solo practice or join a group practice or academic/hospital based dermatology practice. You may find that you want to offer laser therapy to your patients, but aren’t sure where to start to find the best laser. In this article, I provide a few pearls on how to select which laser or light device to buy for your practice post residency. First, wait and see wh …
I Wish I Had Known: Equipment Purchases
Equipment Purchases
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
There are several areas where it makes sense to save when opening a practice. On the other hand, there are some areas where saving money can be a false economy. When purchasing new equipment for a dermatology practice, the most logical thought is to try to save money and purchase the middle of the road forceps, needle drivers, and other instruments. This is what I did when I first started, but sh …