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Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton is president of Words Come Alive, based in Boca Raton, Florida.
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.
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.
Global perspectives on cosmetic fillers
With so many new and exciting filler products in the U.S. pipeline, American dermatologists and their patients are in for a treat, according to Hassan I. Galadari, M.D.
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.
Emerging cosmeceuticals
While there is still much to learn about these new products, preliminary studies are promising, according to Patricia Farris, M.D.
5 tips to enhance the surgical experience
Drs. Charlene Lam and Elizabeth Billingsley offer insights to optimize the surgical experience for dermatologists and their patients.
6 considerations before making that laser purchase
Choosing the right laser devices can add to the bottom line and patient satisfaction; choosing the wrong devices can be a drain on a practice’s viability.
The future of wound healing
The future of wound healing
Researchers have developed a 3D printer that applies skin cells onto burn wounds. Bio-printed cells enhanced wound healing by three to four weeks compared with untreated or matrix-treated wounds. Researchers are compiling animal data to submit an IND application for a clinical trial.
Hologic to Acquire Cynosure
Hologic, a global healthcare and diagnostics company focused on woman’s health, announced Feb. 14, 2017, that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding Cynosure shares, an equity value estimated at $1.65 billion.

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