Author | Rochelle Nataloni

Articles

Injectable complications: Biofilm phenomenon is among major safety concerns

November 01, 2009

As the popularity and options for injectable fillers increase, so does the need for awareness and prevention of complications.

Lip reconstruction: Larger wounds may require two-stage transposition procedure

November 01, 2009

Island pedicle flaps and advancement flaps are the mainstay of lip reconstructive surgery, but some wounds will still need something more inventive.

Living up to the hype: Fractional resurfacing makes good on promises

October 01, 2009

Fractional resurfacing is in high demand, and physicians who have adopted this technology early say it is living up to the hype.

Doing the laser-tissue tango: Understanding relationship reduces complications

October 01, 2009

Regardless of the physician's skill and experience, complications can arise with laser surgery. Knowing how to deal with them lessens problems for the doctor and patient, experts say.

Less-invasive surgery, fewer risks of mini-facelifts attract older patients

January 01, 2008

Patient demand - and age - are on the rise for minimally invasive facelifts. Older patients are willing to accept 'modest' neck tightening in exchange for less-invasive surgery and less risky anesthesia.

Broaden your patients' treatment options

January 01, 2004

Baltimore - PUVA and phototherapy are safe and effective for the treatment of more than two dozen conditions, but of the dermatologists who provide these treatments, as many as half use them solely for psoriasis, according to Warwick L. Morison M.D., professor of dermatology, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore.

Expanding TIMS treatments

January 01, 2004

Washington, D.C. - Tacrolimus and pimecrolimus may spring to mind first when atopic dermatitis is diagnosed, but it turns out that these topical immunomodulators are also effective for a host of previously difficult-to-treat diseases. Granuloma faciale, Hailey Hailey disease, hand and foot eczema and chromic actinic dermatitis are among the lengthy list of conditions these work well for, according to Mark Lebwohl, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.