lasers

Multimodal Resurfacing

Combining aggressive laser resurfacing treatments can offer added benefits for select patients.
Multimodal Resurfacing

Combination procedures have become commonplace in medical aesthetic practices, typically involving treatments such as neurotoxins, dermal fillers and IPL or other energy-based devices. But do patients benefit from a combination of more aggressive laser treatments—and is it safe? This is the question Richard Fitzpatrick, MD, sought to answer in one of his last research projects. He and his colleague Douglas C.

Neo for Acne Relief

Shorter pulse durations and a 1064nm wavelength make the LightPod Neo an effective and pain-free option for acne sufferers.
Neo for Acne Relief

Acne is one of the most common and challenging skin diseases for patients and skincare specialists. Treatment typically requires a multi-modal approach involving the use of topical and oral medications to help reduce breakouts and prevent long-term scarring. As the healthcare industry as a whole works to expand antibiotic stewardship programs and isotretinoin—the most effective non-antibiotic oral medication for acne patients—remains heavily regulated, laser and light sources are again generating interest as alternative acne treatment tools.

Sciton Announces Photo Contest Winners

Sciton Announces Photo Contest Winners

Medical device company Sciton has announced the winners of its “2015 Best Before and After Photo Contest” in which nearly 200 physicians and clinicians shared laser treatment results to celebrate successful patient outcomes.

Each winner received $1,000 and social media recognition, as well as their choice of one of the following: a night out on the town for the office staff; a chair-massage therapist at their practice for a day; or $1,000 worth of TopFlight points.

The winners of the four categories are:

Lip Service

Achieving natural-looking results in perioral rejuvenation requires an examination of facial anatomy and an understanding of the wide range of treatment tools available.
Lip Service

“Marketing your expertise with lips is a very successful practice enhancer,” says cosmetic dermatologist Stephen H. Mandy, MD, of South Beach Dermatology in Miami Beach, Florida. That’s not surprising given the focus many people put on the lips. Though the eyes may be one of the first areas to show signs of aging, the allure of sultry, full lips continues to drive young and older patients alike to seek cosmetic enhancement for the perioral area.