Newsmakers

Clear Difference

Tattoo removal has come a long way since the introduction of Q-switched lasers 25 years ago. Their nanosecond energy pulses allowed physicians to remove many inked images without the risk of...

Nutraceuticals

“Nutricosmetics—nutrition or nutritional supplements for skin health and beauty—is popular abroad and may be the next frontier for improving skin health and beauty in the United States,” according...

New Retail Paradigm

The Skin Type Solutions (TSTS) Franchise System introduced by Leslie Baumann, MD, at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in March 2015 is a turnkey skincare retail...

The Dermatology Summit

Why is it so difficult to bring new dermatologic innovations to market? Perhaps the problem is consolidation, or maybe the culprit is reduced funding for research and development. A discussion of...

Mobile Medical Applications

Patients have been using their smartphones to search for doctors and amass information on health issues for some time. Now physicians are getting involved by offering apps that help streamline...

Botox Lifts Depression

A wrinkle treatment may lead to a better solution for the more than 350 million people worldwide who suffer from depression. Two recent independent studies, presented at the XIV World Congress of...