Superficial chemical peels have a relatively low complication rate in patients with darker skin types when performed appropriately, a study published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology has found.
A novel picosecond/nanosecond 670 nm wavelength is safe and effective for the treatment of benign pigmented lesions.
Pilot study tests whether PDL prior to surgical excision can prevent scarring
Dermatologists have always known that different ethnic skin types age at different rates, but until now there hasn’t been clear evidence that these phenotypic differences have a pathophysiologic and histologic basis.
The recommended use of antihistamines for chronic urticaria have been updated in the most recent installment of treatment guidelines written by a European and American work group.
Cosmetic needs differ for skin of color patients who may require different treatments, says Dr. Eliot Battle who addressed the use of old and new technologies for skin of color patients during this year’s Skin of Color Seminar Series meeting in New York City.
A recent small study finds that microneedling can improve acne scarring and the associated hyperpigmentation in patients with skin of color.
Laser technologies can be an added benefit to your practice, but be a smart consumer, experts say.
A pulsed dye laser developed for the treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions on the face, has been shown to be effective for facial rejuvenation on just one pass, a small study shows.
In 2005, a 22-year old student in South Carolina died from a fatal dose of lidocaine after she was given a topical anaesthetic gel by a spa employee and told to apply it from her groin to her ankle and cover it in plastic in preparation for hair removal treatment on her leg.