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Geronemus receives inaugural Vic Narurkar innovations award

November 19, 2019
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery awarded Roy G. Geronemus, MD, as its inaugural recipient of the Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in…

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Laser, electrosurgery justified when other anogenital wart treatments fail

April 10, 2019
In treatment for anogenital warts, the complete clearance rate was higher in provider-administered therapies than patient-administered therapies;…

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Varicose veins confer elevated risk for venous thromboembolism, PAD

February 27, 2018
Varicose veins are associated with increased risk for deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and peripheral artery disease, according to findings…

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AAP offers guidelines to reduce risks linked to body art in teens

September 18, 2017
CHICAGO — Parents of teenagers considering tattoos, piercings or scarification — cutting, burning or branding the skin — are…

Top five dermatology stories in July include psoriasis studies, FDA approval

July 31, 2017
Study results reporting that nail findings distinguished patients with psoriatic arthritis from those with psoriasis without arthritis was among the…

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Gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser shows efficacy in treating vitiligo

July 24, 2017
A gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser showed efficacy in treating vitiligo lesions on the face and neck after a median treatment of 23…

IOPtima launches iLid CO2 laser kit for blepharoplasty

July 12, 2017
The iLid CO₂ laser kit, designed for oculoplastic surgeons to perform CO₂ laser-assisted blepharoplasty, has been launched, according to an IOPtima…

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Q-switched Nd:YAG laser shows efficacy in treating xanthelasma

July 7, 2017
The Q-switched neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser was effective in treating xanthelasma palpebrarum in patients with Asian skin type, with…

Nearly 70% of surveyed consumers considering cosmetic procedures

June 28, 2017
Almost 70% of consumers reported that they are considering a cosmetic procedure, according to survey results released by the American Society for…

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Long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser treats nonport-wine stains in children

June 7, 2017
Long-pulsed neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser treatment for children with nonport-wine stain vascular malformations was effective and…

Sciton launches women's health review board, including dermatologists

June 2, 2017
Sciton has announced members of its Women’s Health Clinical Review Board. The manufacture of laser and light systems for the medical and

Psoriasis, sunscreen studies top dermatology reads for week

May 22, 2017
Study results finding that most people incorrectly applied free sunscreen when it was provided at a state fair was among the top read articles of the…

Madenco Biosciences announces cosmeceuticals for treating acne scars, laser effects

May 18, 2017
Madenco Biosciences, a subsidiary of Quest PharmaTech, announced it has created a new line of cosmeceuticals targeting applications by dermatologist…

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Pulsed CO2 laser ablation comparable to cryotherapy for superficial BCC

May 5, 2017
Although surgery showed greater efficacy and cosmetic outcome compared with pulsed CO2 laser ablation, there was no statistically significant…

Medifirst to acquire rights to Green Laser for aesthetic use

May 2, 2017
Medifirst Solutions announced it has agreed to acquire the exclusive licensing rights from Laser Lab Corp for its Green Laser for use in anti-aging…

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Low-fluence Q-switched laser shows efficacy in treating melasma, solar lentigo

May 1, 2017
Low-fluence Q-switched 1,064-nm neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser achieved efficacy in treating melasma and smallplaque-type solar…

Bellus Medical acquires Allumera photodynamic cosmetic cream

April 26, 2017
Bellus Medical announced it has acquired Allumera, a topical cream that is in a new class of photodynamic cosmetics. Allumera, the first photodynamic…

Meeting News

ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical…

Newly FDA-approved dermal laser systems launched

April 10, 2017
Synergy MedSales has announced it has signed an agreement with FormaTK Systems Ltd. to market and distribute FormaTK’s latest FDA-approved…

Week's top dermatology reads include Cimzia study, FDA actions

April 3, 2017
Study results showing minimal to no transfer of Cimzia from mother's plasma to breast milk was a top-read article of the past week on…

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