What happened at ASDS?

October 13, 2020

Catch up on all of the latest news coming out of the 2020 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) virtual meeting.

This past weekend, the staff at Dermatology Times covered the 2020 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) virtual meeting. Below you can find a variety of conference-related articles we published, ranging from skin cancer to injectables. Click the links to read full-length stories on all of the latest news coming out of ASDS.

AbobotulinumtoxinA for oily forehead

Dr. Katarina Kesty, St. Petersburg Skin and Laser, St. Petersburg, Fla., discusses her presentation at the 2020 ASDS meeting about her research using abobotulinumtoxinA injections to combat oil on the forehead.

Nuances influence the neuromodulator decision

Experts share best practices for optimizing treatments using neuromodulators, assessing the next breakthrough products and avoiding complications at ASDS meeting.

Melanoma in situ: Imaging technique improves margin mapping

Performing reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) with a mosaic technique before surgery can improve margin mapping in melanoma in situ (MIS), according to a recent study presented at 2020 ASDS meeting.

Diagnostic concordance lacking in poorly differentiated SCC

A recent study underscores the need for a consistent scale to grade risk levels of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), particularly poorly differentiated tumors, according to study authors who presented at the 2020 ASDS meeting.

Distinguishing scar from neoplasm using HF ultrasound

Dr. Jack Levy, chief resident in the Department of Dermatology at Emory University, discusses his recent presentation at the 2020 ASDS meeting about using high frequency ultrasound to distinguish scar tissue from neoplasm.

3D imaging technique measures severity of atrophic acne scars

There is a dire need to improve the clinical tools dermatologists use to assess the severity of acne scars. This 3D imaging technique may help, according to a recent study presented at the 2020 virtual ASDS meeting.