Device Technology

FDA Releases Update on Additional Renuvion/J-Plasma Device Use
June 14, 2022

New Renuvion Dermal Handpiece is approved to effectively treat more dermal appearances such as wrinkles and rhytides.

How Can AI Improve Patient Care?
May 25, 2022

AI’s ability to quickly process and interpret large quantities of health data is a valuable tool for physicians.

Study: Perceptions Rank Favorably for AI Use in Dermatology Practices
February 22, 2022

As artificial intelligence use grows in the field of dermatology, and the potential of it getting integrated into the clinical practice becomes a reality, many may wonder how dermatologists feel about this advancement.

Miiskin Platform Adds Remote Refill Access
February 17, 2022

The skin tracking platform by Miiskin has added a new feature that allowed users to submit prescription requests virtually.

Survey: Demand for Facial Plastic Surgery Surged In 2021
February 11, 2022

The results from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery annual survey showed an uptick in demand for facial plastic surgery, an increase in popularity for lifts and lasers, and a growing gender neutrality in patients.

Pointers with Dr Portela: How to Spot a Counterfeit Laser
February 09, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc highlights a growing issue of lasers made to look like or mimic the technology of already approved lasers but can have dangerous consequences.

All-Purpose Hair Transplant Graft Harvester Study Shows Potential Capabilities
January 04, 2022

FUE is a type of hair transplant that requires physicians to change tools to accommodate different hair and scalp types. Now, a recent study highlights a single device aiming to treat all types of hair situations.

2021's Breakthroughs & Disappointments
December 23, 2021

The past year gave dermatologists ample cause for both celebration and frustration as they looked forward to new drugs, devices, and technology to optimize patient care. Here, Dermatology Times® editorial advisory board members weigh in on the good, bad, and still-TBD changes that shaped the specialty during 2021.

Muscle Toning and Strength
December 22, 2021

Toning and strength technologies work, according to investigators, but many in cosmetic medicine question the procedures' efficacy in their field.