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Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton is president of Words Come Alive, based in Boca Raton, Florida.
Skin cancer screenings targeting “right” people
About one third of the more than 118,000 people who received free skin cancer screenings from the AAD’s SPOTme program in 2009 and 2010 indicated they had recently seen a change in the size, shape or color of a mole.
New topical hemostatic device in pipeline
If cleared, dermatologists might find the technology useful when excising lesions in patients on blood thinners and more.
Brodalumab approved for psoriasis
Dr. Mark Lebwohl talks about the FDA’s approval of the anti-interleukin-17 receptor monoclonal antibody brodalumab (Siliq, Valeant Pharmaceuticals) for treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
Advances in lasers, light sources
Dermatology has been at the forefront of the laser and light development—an area in aesthetic and medical dermatology that has surged in recent years, according to Jill S. Waibel, M.D.
Laser and device-based scar treatment update
Dermatologist 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.
CDC, AAP release 2017 pediatric vaccine recommendations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have released updated pediatric immunization schedules for 2017.
The picosecond difference
In addition to treating tattoos and pigmented lesions, new picosecond devices also treat sun damage and scarring. The results achieved by picosecond lasers are due to photothermal as well as photomechanical effects. Picosecond pulse duration lasers have an excellent safety/side effect profile in individuals of all skin types.
Center’s goal: Give skin disease researchers all they need
A new research center makes a database of five million human pathology specimens and 22,000 living consented patients, all searchable by diagnoses, as well as cutting edge human analytic techniques available to anyone interested in carrying out translational skin disease research on human cells and tissues.
Tips for treating men with Botox
Dermatologists treating men’s frown lines with neurotoxins should take a few important things into consideration, according to Miami, Fla.-based dermatologist Jeremy B. Green, M.D.
New devices help patients age gracefully
Today’s dermatologists have access to “incredible” energy-based devices that help patients to cosmetically age gracefully, says Michael H. Gold, M.D., medical director, Gold Skin Care Center and Tennessee Clinical Research Center, Nashville, Tenn.

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