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On point with off-label BotoxDr. Jonathan Kaplan uses botulinum toxin type A for downturned lips, sweaty palms and plenty more. Are you underutilizing this wonder drug?
Sun exposure and skin agingIn a recent survey, only 4.4% of women blamed sun exposure for skin aging, believing stress and kids are bigger culprits.
Erythema covering nose
Erythema covering noseA 16-year-old African American girl went to the doctor with erythema covering her nose, cheeks, and upper back that appeared after a day trip to an amusement park where she got a lot of sun. There were also a few scaly plaques on these sites. Her mother is concerned about her daughter’s obvious weight loss. The daughter also stated that she was constantly fatigued, and has experienced joint pain and recurring headaches over the past few weeks.
Key clinical features differentiate nail tumor typesSquamous cell carcinoma often associated with HPV. Surgical excision for four types of tumors is largely successful. Imaging of glomus tumors recommended prior to intervention.
SRT: Technology offers positive benefits and strong cure ratesToday’s SRT technology embodies very small, stable machines. Radiation leaks are not longer a concern. The SRT-100 System serves both an important medical and cosmetic role.
Melanoma staging updatesThe American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 8th Edition Melanoma Staging System includes important changes pertaining to T1 melanomas. The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) continues to evolve, particularly for thin melanomas. A contemporary international dataset is being applied to develop sophisticated and accurate personalized prognostic tools.
Melanoma staging updatesThe American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 8th Edition Melanoma Staging System includes important changes .
Skin cancer screenings targeting “right” peopleAbout 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.
PAC promotes patient safety
PAC promotes patient safetyFour surgical organizations, one common goal: To advance and promote patient safety in cosmetic medicine.
Are you overlooking BDD?
Are you overlooking BDD?Do you routinely screen? Do you collaborate with a mental health professional?

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