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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 …
Melanonychia: Clues for Diagnosis and the Importance of Histology
Melanonychia
by Edita Newton, MD on
Just as pigmented lesions on the skin can vary widely from freckles to lentigines to nevi to melanoma, similar pigmented lesions can be seen in nails. Melanonychia, brown or black pigmentation in the nail plate, can frequently present a diagnostic challenge for the dermatologist. While most causes of melanonychia are benign, it is important to recognize when the diagnosis is malignant or uncerta …
Maximizing Soft Tissue Filler Results in Diverse Patients
Soft Tissue Fillers
by Sang Kim, MD on
How does darker skin react to soft tissue fillers? How do ideals of beauty differ across various cultures? Can fillers that stimulate collagen, elastin production or skin tightening be more effective in skin of color? How does cultural competency allow us to provide customized, tailor-made care in order to maximize filler results in diverse patient populations? At the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, …
The Latest on Diet & Acne…And The Truth About Chlorophyll!
Diet & Acne
by Allison Sit on
Several media outlets have covered the TikTok trend of drinking chlorophyll for clearer skin. Is there any science behind drinking chlorophyll to treat acne? What are the most recent developments in the study of diet and acne? To answer these questions, I contacted dermatologist Rajani Katta, MD, volunteer clinical faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and McGovern Medical School at UT Health. …
The Decision Every Graduating Resident Faces
fellowships
by Allison Sit on
It’s a decision every graduating resident faces: enter the workforce or apply for a fellowship. After more than a decade of higher education, postponing the rewards of a career for another year of training may not seem worthwhile for some. Yet others see a fellowship year as education that will pay dividends throughout their career. “I viewed a fellowship year as an investment in myself,” …