November 21, 2014
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Top five dermatology stories from the ASDS Annual Meeting

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The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting in San Diego included over 1,000 attendees taking advantage of some of the best resources and education for dermatologic surgeons. Read on for five of the most popular stories from the meeting.

Video:  Barry Fernando, MD, touts Quest, ResQ app to share, review info on the go

Barry Fernando, MD, the founder and CEO of AnzuMedical, discusses a revolutionary program and app that lets American Society for Dermatologic Surgery members quickly access the knowledge and educational resources of the dermatologic surgery community. Read more.

Patients treated with continuous Botox perceived themselves as younger than actual age

Treatment with Botox during the course of several years was shown to be safe, even in conjunction with other aesthetic treatments. Additionally, patients who received continuous treatment perceived themselves to look younger than their actual age, according to a speaker here. Read more.

Combination purse-string, bipedicle flap a strong repair option for scalp defects after Mohs

Researchers Faranak Kamangar, MD, and Kenny Omlin, MD, created an original technique using a combination of an intradermal purse-string suture technique with a bipedicle flap for the repair of a variety of scalp defects and studied the technique in a group of 27 patients. Read more.


ASDS announces election of new VP, board members

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery announced the election of Tom Rohrer, MD, as the society’s new vice president, in addition to three new board members. Read more.

Video: Terrence Keaney, MD, discusses male injectables, ‘Menaissance’ at ASDS Annual Meeting

Adult men present an untapped market for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, as they have the need and curiosity, but lack the education on treatments, which are often geared toward women, according to Terrence Keaney, MD, an associate dermatologist at the Washington Institute for Dermatologic Surgery in Washington, D.C. Read more.