MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2018 Profile

Gerald Goldberg, MD, suffered with acne as an adolescent. The resulting scars he carried as an adult piqued his interest in working with children with port wine stains and other disfiguring birth...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2018 Removing the Mask

Dermatologists see it regularly—symmetrical patches of excess pigmentation across the nose and/or on the cheeks, chin and forehead. Sometimes called the “mask of pregnancy,” melasma is more common...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb When the Mirror Lies

Every cosmetic provider has repeat patients. But not all of those “regulars” are satisfied customers hoping to wind back the clock a few years or improve upon Mother Nature. Some people who seek...

How nutrition affects skin health

Whether a patient presents with acne, wrinkles or brown spots, traditional treatments have skewed toward topical remedies and devices, but aesthetic professionals can help patients achieve optimal...

PRP May Increase Longevity of Fat Grafts

The addition of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to fat grafts appears to increase longevity of the transplanted materials, but inconsistent preparation protocols make meaningful evaluation of outcomes...

MedEsthetics Legal Issues Nov/Dec 2017

Operating a medical aesthetic practice is expensive, and profit margins can be precarious, particularly when a business is in its beginning stages. It’s no surprise, therefore, that practice...