How to Start and Maintain an Aesthetic Practice | 10 Tips from the Expert
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by Nishad Sathe, MD on
In today’s environment, the increasing consolidation of medical practices, the cost to finance, and the burden of administrative oversight create a challenge to start and maintain your own dermatology practice. This is particularly true when trying to start an aesthetic practice or medical spa. Here, we will learn from Dr. Eliot Battle, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Founder of Cultura Der …
Patient Buzz Series: Facial Acids as Deodorant
Facial Acids
by Allison Sit on
Subbing facial cleanser for your deodorant is one of the latest TikTok crazes that’s making headlines in the consumer press. Videos on social media claim that acids such as glycolic acid and salicylic acid are effective in killing the bacteria that causes body odor. However, dermatologists point out that it’s the combination of bacteria and sweat that leads to body odor, so people also should …
Patient Buzz Series: Skin Smoothies
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by Allison Sit on
The skin smoothie is one of the latest skincare trends popularized on TikTok. Made famous by TikTok creator Amy K, skin smoothies involve mixing several skincare products and applying the mixture to the skin at the same time. The most popular combination on TikTok involves mixing petroleum jelly, moisturizing lotion, serum and self-tanning lotion. Users claim applying the products together leads t …
Patient Buzz Series: Flying and Melanoma Risk
by Allison Sit on
The link between flying and melanoma made news recently after dermatologist Dr. Joyce Park posted to TikTok about the increased incidence of melanoma in airline pilots. In her post, Dr. Park recommended flyers wear sunscreen or keep the windows shut. She highlighted research published in JAMA Dermatology in 2015 that found the amount of UVA radiation pilots receive in a cockpit during a nearly hou …
JDD May 2023 Issue Highlights | Special Focus: Skin Cancer
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The May issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin cancer and includes the perfect blend of original articles and case reports. Topics include actinic keratosis versus squamous cell carcinoma, the utility of gene expression profiling in skin cancer, the prevalence of sunscreen use, and many more.  Check out this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s …