Cosmetic patient

Cosmetic practices focused on bringing in new patients often spend 10% or more of their projected revenues on marketing initiatives. But budgeting the money is only the beginning, says Catherine...

Harold Lancer, MD

As the youngest of three children raised in a small farming community in Connecticut, one of Dr. Harold Lancer’s earliest memories is of a traumatic event. At the age of five, he was scalded by...

Retinoids burst onto the scene in 1969, literally inflaming patients as a powerful new tool to wipe out acne. Now in their 40s and buffered by anti-inflammatory ingredients, new delivery systems...

Patient with Rosacea

In late October 2011, Galderma Pharma S.A. (www.galderma.com) announced top-line results from its Phase 2b trial of CD07805/47 gel 0.5%, the company’s...

The sputtering economy combined with a continued demand for elective procedures have led many practitioners to embrace new and adaptive patient financing options. Third-party financing companies...

Laser Tattoo Removal

"You can effectively remove tattoos with today’s lasers, but it’s a balancing act,” says Jafar Koupaie, MD, Boston Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center in Canton, Massachussetts. “Until 1976,...