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In the five years since Zeltiq’s CoolSculpting device first received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the noninvasive destruction of fat in the abdomen, the medical aesthetics...

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Are you struggling with the challenges of employee management? Wondering how to track and improve the patient experience? Perhaps you are eyeing retirement and looking for ways to maximize the...

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What happens when a couple in love goes into business together? For dermatologist Susan Stuart, MD, and her husband, plastic surgeon Richard Chaffoo, MD, the answer is happy patients and private...

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When you graduated medical school, retirement was likely the last thing on your mind. But if you have since moved on to private practice ownership, it’s time to consider what will happen to your...

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Hydroxy Acids are ubiquitous in aesthetic medicine. Alpha- and beta-hydroxy acids (AHAs/BHAs) are the most widely used ingredients for chemical peels; they have also become popular topical agents...

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At the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting—which boasted more than 18,800 attendees, including medical personnel, residents, fellows and students—nine speakers explored...