Ilya Petrou M.D.




New devices modify noninvasive skin tightening

February 01, 2007

Approximately 94 percent of patients treated with the multiple pass/low fluence algorithm showed visible skin tightening at the time of treatment.

Overtreatment main reason for laser tx complications

February 01, 2007

Las Vegas - Complications are bound to occur in varying degrees of severity regardless of which laser a physician uses in cosmetic interventions.

Threadlifting: Leading noninvasive facelifting procedures

February 01, 2007

Dr. Monheit also tapes the face to remind the patient to restrain from facial motion.

Cross over to better results

February 01, 2007

It is the TCA application, and not self-healing processes, that activates the dermal fibroblasts and results in significant morphologic changes.

Fractional photothermolysis tackles striae distensae

February 01, 2007

Post-treatment, the Masson's trichrome stain demonstrated that the collagen fibers significantly took up more blue stain, and the elastic fiber stain clearly showed an increase in the number of elastic fibers.

Assessing melanoma risk online

February 01, 2007

Patients who are identified as high risk should undergo further scrutinizing including a full skin examination, physician counseling to avoid injurious sun exposures and regular self as well as professional surveillance.

Aks and occult SCC

February 01, 2007

One in 25 clinically diagnosed AK lesions that were identified by the investigators (board-certified dermatologists) were occult early stage squamous cell carcinomas on histological assessment.

Dawn of melanoma vaccine

February 01, 2007

Cancer researchers are trying to develop multi-antigen vaccines in order to increase the efficacy of the vaccine.

Seeing is believing

February 01, 2007

The severe hyperpigmentation began at 2 weeks of age and continued until 8 years of age, when the pigment began to disappear leaving behind a light-brown colored skin and numerous lentigines.

DHEA – The mother hormone

February 01, 2007

San Diego - The hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), also known as the mother of all hormones, is the precursor of androgens and estrogens and is tagged by some physicians as a wonder drug when supplements are taken for certain disease states and in certain doses.