Although the photoaging process affects each individual differently, certain general strategies for the prevention and treatment of the condition are available based on the physiologic changes of the skin. Two expert dermatologists shared with us the strategies and methods they use to help fight off and ameliorate the signs of photoaging in their patients, taking into consideration genetics, age range, lifestyle, and skin care.
True scientific evidence backing the use of supplements for the prevention of skin aging and sun damage is often shady, but bright spots sometimes shine through, for example, when the science and anecdotal evidence suggest swallowing a vitamin, extract or other ingredient does make a difference in patients’ skin.
To fire a problem patient, an expert recommends remaining cordial, and communicating your intent in a letter that details why you're firing them, where else they can seek follow-up treatment and what could happen medically if they don't.
When is the last time you took a good look at what your waiting area is signaling to the outside world? It is after all, the first physical impression of your clinic. Perhaps it is time to make some changes, or improve on some already excellent practices.
Toothpaste selection is important in the treatment of dry mouth and dry lips, but the sensitive teeth formulations do not appear to be problematic.
Fragrances and masking fragrances are one in the same, but have a different purpose. Fragrances are designed to create a perceivable pleasant smell while masking fragrances are designed to mask a bad smell creating a neutral smell.
The current market scenario is entirely different from what it used to be a few decades ago when a dermatology practice would grow on the basis of word of mouth publicity alone. However, in the current digital market environment, patients are very willing to comparison-shop for dermatology and aesthetic skin care services the way they would do for any other retail product.
Pearl powder is another sea derived substance finding its way into high priced boutique products. Many healing and skin benefits are thought to be derived from pearls in the Orient.