NEW ORLEANS - Although Mohs micrographic surgery, because of its accuracy, is the treatment of choice for the more difficult carcinomas of the skin, confocal laser scanning microscopy may soon become the ultimate tool in heightening perfection, Thomas E. Rohrer, M.D., said.
What's in a name? Here is the lowdown on common buzzwords in complexion
care, according to Zoe Draelos, M.D., Wake Forest University Medical School,
Chafing, blistering, sunburn have simple solutions
Natural and photoinduced skin aging appear far more similar than once thought;
similar remedies to photoaging suggested
Single application of 2 percent solution clears infection as well as three-day
regimen; nonetheless, hyper-, hypopigmentary changes may last for months
WASHINGTON - Imiquimod 5 percent cream (Aldara) continues to demonstrate promise as an effective and well tolerated topical therapy for the treatment of primary, superficial basal cell carcinoma, according to results from foreign and domestic Phase II dose-response studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Immediate identification would help dictate treatment protocol, eliminate wasted
There is no doubt cosmetic dermatology has grown as a proportion of dermatology
practices, but it has not taken over the specialty completely. On Call talked
to a number of dermatologists around the country who consider themselves general
dermatologists. They work as solo practitioners, in groups and in large hospital
settings. They have been in practice for 20 years or four years.
Avoiding injury to physicians and patients comes from understanding of laser
WASHINGTON - A new facial moisturizer formulated with a complex of vitamins is an excellent choice for ancillary skin care in rosacea patients, Zoe D. Draelos, M.D., said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.