Climate change and increased UV radiation that reaches our skin can have detrimental effects on our skin in terms of UV damage that may likely lead to an increase in pre-cancerous and cancerous skin lesions. According to one expert physicist, it is important for physicians to know just at what level and why there is an increase in UV radiation that is causing many more people to visit their dermatologist.
Ilya Petrou, M.D.
National report — Experienced dermatologists would agree that some dermatoses are easier to treat than others.
Ambient humidity influenced the rate of skin barrier maturation in extremely preterm infants.
The various types of this multi-etiologic disease can be categorized as septal, lobular or a combination of septal and lobular panniculitis.
For dermatologic purposes, Dr. Gordon administers GH intramuscularly or subcutaneously when treating scars, wrinkles, wounds and similar defects.
National report — Contrary to popular belief, all lip augmentation procedures are not created equal.
Choosing the right light source when treating skin of color can help avoid unwanted post-treatment hypo- and hyperpigmentation changes, and is key to a positive cosmetic outcome.
Palm Springs, Calif. — Botox (botulinum toxin type A, Allergan) offers patients with moderate-to-severe glabellar lines longer lasting efficacy and greater treatment satisfaction compared with those patients treated with Dysport (botulinum toxin type A, Ipsen Limited), according to one expert.
The validation of biomarkers is one of the important goals of microarray studies
Kohala Coast, Kona Island, Hawaii — Despite years of relentless research efforts, melanoma remains the only major cancer in the United States that is still increasing, a fact exacerbated by a treatment modality controversy.