Bob Kronemyer
Retail research: Skin care products 101
From product selection to staff training, one expert offers guidelines to making your retail venture benefit your bottom line.
Blinded by body dysmorphic disorder
Conduct evidence-based pretreatment assessments prior to procedures to identify vulnerable patients. Vulnerable patients are at risk for ill-advised or opportunistic treatment from undereducated aesthetic providers.
Melanoma concern
For melanoma, patient and physician education is key. Laser treatment for hyperpigmentation in darker skin effective. Teledermatology could replace office visits in this underserved population.
Prevent theft in the practice
80% of practices will experience embezzlement every five years. To protect yourself, one expert advises: Avoid blind trust; rely on written checks for refunds; separate employee duties; routinely audit financial systems; and consider going cashless.
Psoriasis and atopic dermatitis respond to IL-17 cream
Nitric oxide-releasing cream that targets IL-17 moving toward clinical trials.
Dual incision system helps reduce postop infections
Prevena Duo is the first disposable negative pressure wound therapy system designed specifically for the management of two closed surgical incisions.
Brow vs bleph
Brow vs bleph
When patients complain about looking tired, it may be time to address the eye area.
Back acne responds to laser
Application of a topical photoparticle immediately before non-ablative 810 nm diode laser treatment for acne resulted in a statistically significant reduction from baseline in inflammatory acne counts on the back, according to a small feasibility study presented in April at ASLMS.
Math, marketing & the medical practice
Could this simple mathematical formula be the key to determining your strategic advertising spend?
Debunking the myths of laser treatments for darker skin
Debunking the myths of laser treatments for darker skin
In this slideshow, we feature Dr. Eliot Battle who offers recommendations for laser treatment in non-white patients. Lasers are as diverse as the patients and conditions they are designed to treat, he says.


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