In the JournalsPerspective

Implant used to correct prominent ears

August 22, 2016
An implantable clip system may be used as permanent implant to correct prominent ears, according to study results.

Merz acquires medical device company with focus on tattoo removal

August 17, 2016
Merz North America announced it has acquired ON Light Sciences, a U.S. medical device company that develops technologies to enhance laser-based…

Economic Development Authority approves tax credits to encourage Allergan subsidiary to remain in NJ

August 16, 2016
The board of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced it has approved Grow New Jersey tax credits to encourage Allergan Sales, LLC, to…

Skin sensor monitors UV radiation in real time

August 4, 2016
La Roche-Posay announced the launch of a stretchable skin sensor that is designed to monitor UV radiation in real time to measure sun exposure. The…

Facial wrinkles, Kybella research top aesthetic reads for July

August 2, 2016
Research finding that facial compression during sleep results in wrinkles, and possibly skin expansion, was among the most-read cosmetic dermatology…

Meeting News Coverage

Scars impact patients' quality of life, AAD meeting presenter reports

July 29, 2016
Scarring can have a negative impact on patients’ quality of life, according to research presented by Joseph F. Sobanko, MD, FAAD, at the…

Allergan receives positive European opinion for Belkyra in treating submental fullness

July 27, 2016
Allergan plc announced earlier this month that it has received a positive opinion from the Swedish Medical Products Agency for Belkyra in treating…

Aclaris completes enrollment for phase 3 studies of seborrheic keratosis treatment

July 26, 2016
Aclaris Therapeutics announced that patient enrollment has been completed in two phase 3 clinical trials and a phase 3 open-label safety trial of its…

Top aesthetic dermatology developments for the first half of 2016

July 4, 2016
Research showing that patients who received injections of Juvéderm Volbella in the tear trough area or lips had a higher than expected…

In the Journals

Survey finds female pubic hair grooming prevalent, influenced by demographic factors

June 30, 2016
More than 80% of women surveyed in the United States reported pubic hair grooming, with demographic differences determining prevalence, according to…

In the Journals

Décoletté age-related grading scales show reliability

June 24, 2016
Photonumeric grading scales reliably assessed age-related décoletté wrinkling and pigmentation, according to study results. Researchers…

In the Journals

Pigmentation in sun-exposed skin decreases with increasing age among blacks

June 21, 2016
Sun-exposed skin in older blacks lightened with age when compared with younger blacks, which was in contrast to findings among whites, according to…

In the Journals

Triple-combination cream comparable to laser in treating solar lentigines

June 10, 2016
Q-switched ruby laser and triple-combination therapy cream were effective in reducing solar lentigines; however, the laser provided faster and…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Complication rates differ in types of acellular dermal matrices

May 24, 2016
Patients who underwent immediate implant-based breast reconstruction with FlexHD acellular dermal matrices were more likely to develop infection and…

Surgeons perform nation's first penile transplant

May 17, 2016
Massachusetts General Hospital announced that its team of surgeons performed the nation’s first genitourinary reconstructive (penile)…

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals completes Series A financing for aesthetics, dermatology technologies

May 13, 2016
Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, a development stage company with a focus on aesthetics and medical dermatology, recently announced completion of a $34…

Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10 million skin cancer, aesthetic procedures in 2015

May 6, 2016
Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10 million skin cancer treatments and cosmetic procedures in 2015, according to survey results released by the…

In the Journals

Low risk for nipple sensation changes, lactation issues in primary breast augmentation

May 3, 2016
Women who underwent primary breast augmentation had low risk for skin and nipple sensation changes and lactation issues, according to study results…

AAD announces new board members, vice president-elect

April 28, 2016
The American Academy of Dermatology announced that four new board of directors and a vice president-elect were elected at its annual election. Ted

Meeting News Coverage

More than 18,500 attend AAD annual meeting

April 25, 2016
The American Academy of Dermatology announced that more than 18,500 people from 107 countries attended its 74th annual meeting in Washington, D.C…

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