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Sunscreen smartsHow do your sunscreen facts match up with those within the dermatology specialty?
A question of dissectionStudy compares conventional bipolar electrocautery to dissection with a harmonic scalpel.
Going big with VASEROne surgeon offers a step-by-step guide to large-volume fat transfer with an ultrasonic cannula.
Picking the best peelMany different types of peels are available to successfully treat a wide variety of skin conditions. Instances of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) that develop after healing of peel or laser treatments may require additional management. Attendance at workshops and use of prepackaged kits can help derms gain confidence in providing peel treatments to patients.
When subtle isn't enoughStudies suggest that a more aggressive approach to neck tightening procedures yields better results. Patients can experience significant pain and edema from these procedures that may require prescription medications to treat. The procedures cost thousands of dollars, raising questions about whether they're worth the cost for patients.
Advances in lasers, light sourcesLaser and light source treatments target many of the most common skin conditions that dermatologists encounter. The recent expansion in laser dermatology is both promising and exciting as the treatments available to derms and their patients continue to grow. New technologies are taking laser and light source treatments in new directions of skin structure imaging, epidermal harvesting, tissue rejuvenation, and new types of photodynamic therapies.
SMAS for lips?How effective is lip augmentation with tissue transferred from the SMAS? One plastic surgeon shares his research results.
Cellfina in retrospectStill wondering if you should add Cellfina to your practice? One plastic surgeon details his first year of experience.
New clinical practice guideline for rhinoplastyIt’s the first evidence-based guideline for rhinoplasty, and includes recommendations for pre- and post-management patient care to optimize outcomes.
Laser and device-based scar treatment updateDermatologist Arielle N.B. Kauvar, M.D., and colleagues talked about scar types, best treatment options and new devices and techniques during their presentation at the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

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