Fillers, injectables work best when administered by skilled professionals
Different fillers and wrinkle relaxers "have different properties based on the size of the molecules and the manufacturing process," and only a trained physician can accurately determine the right product and inject it correctly, dermatologic surgeon Doris Day says. "When it comes to cosmetic treatments it's important not to cut corners or price shop. Find a dermatologist who gets it and can help you look like the very best version of yourself," Day says. Beauty World News
UV video shows skin damage and how sunscreen works, dermatologist says
A video that has gone viral on the Internet in which a photographer used the ultraviolet spectrum to reveal sun damage on people's skin is no gimmick, says dermatologist Debra Jaliman. The video then shows black markings on the faces after the subjects put on sunscreen. "The sunscreen is filtering the UV and blocking it so that the camera doesn't work," Jaliman said. Health.com
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Ask patients about family history of any cancers, expert says
Patients carrying a mutation in the BAP1 gene are at higher risk not only for cutaneous melanoma but also for mesothelioma, renal cell carcinoma and small, dome-shaped papules that can appear aggressive, says Dr. Hensin Tsao of Massachusetts General Hospital's Melanoma Center and Pigmented Lesion Center. Dermatologists should take a complete family history of any malignancies, Tsao said. Modern Medicine/Dermatology Times
Pioneers in dermatologic surgery to offer insights
Inspiration is only a few steps away during the ASDS Annual Meeting, Nov. 6-9 in San Diego! In addition to over 83 sessions offering the latest advances and techniques in dermatologic surgery, this year’s meeting offers insights from major pioneers in the field. Drs. Jean and Alastair Carruthers, pioneers of the cosmetic use of botulinum A exotoxin, will present the Leadership in Innovation Lecture titled "Mostly Progress: From Intuition to Science and Proof." The Lawrence M. Field, M.D., Honorary Lecture will be presented by Mihaela Leventer, M.D. -- instrumental in establishing liposuction in Romania and mentoring numerous young surgeons. Register now to hear these leaders and innovators in dermatologic surgery!
Offer patients cutting-edge, effective rejuvenation options
Meet the demands of today's patients to diminish skin laxity, reshape irregular body contours and improve skin tone and cellulite during Total Body Contouring and Rejuvenation, Sept. 13 and 14 in Chicago. Led by co-directors Murad Alam, M.D., and Ashish Bhatia, M.D., this in-depth course evaluates the latest body rejuvenation technologies; shows you how to optimize procedures for the best results with live patient demonstrations; and then provides hands-on practice using the latest surgical models. This course is perfect for new cosmetic practices or those looking to add advanced procedures to their repertoire! Register online or call 847-956-0900.
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