Forge the path February 24, 2017 By Randy Dotinga In this complicated new era of health care, a prominent dermatologist says, there are some battles to fight and other changes to accept. Practice resources February 24, 2017 Look here for tear out tools, such as checklists, guidelines, and other resources related to optimizing your practice and patient care. Hologic to Acquire Cynosure February 24, 2017 By Lisette Hilton 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. Cloud access for AEs February 21, 2017 By Bob Kronemyer Cloud-based software service makes adverse event data available immediately, so you don't have to wait for the FDA. Lipo 202 for submental fat reduction February 21, 2017 By Lisette Hilton After failing phase III trial in 2016, this injectable fat dissolver is back in a proof of concept study for treating the double chin. Allergan to acquire CoolSculpting’s maker Zeltiq February 17, 2017 By Lisette Hilton Allergan has announced that it has agreed to acquire ZELTIQ Aesthetics for $2.475 billion, a deal expected to close in the second half of the year. Combined therapy targets inflammation February 17, 2017 Researchers treated a small cohort with two anti-inflammatory drugs and saw a significant improvement in clinical manifestations of disease.
Further data showed the approach safely maintained results. HS treatment requires multipronged approach February 17, 2017 By Bob Kronemyer Evidence supports combined treatments to target the many factors tied to hidradenitis suppurativa. See one expert's recommendations. Nasal reconstruction after skin cancer surgery February 16, 2017 By Bob Kronemyer Dermatologists should consider the features of the nasal defect when weighing options for repair.
Consider the desires of the patient when assessing options for both repair and treatments to mitigate post-surgical scar formation.
The dermatologist must determine the choice of which procedure will likely achieve the best aesthetic outcome overall. Practice gaps in childhood acne treatment February 16, 2017 By Bob Kronemyer Combination therapies are under used; the role of diet, while controversial, may be beneficial; and, cosmeceuticals may remedy mild-to-moderate acne. Read more on acne treatment guidelines.