Newsmakers

Photodamage Affects Efficacy of Skincare Products

“Doctor, what should I use on my skin?” No matter what skin condition prompts a patient to visit a dermatologist, this question is almost sure to arise. That’s what motivated Dana L. Sachs, MD,...

BoNTA for Skin Disease

Botox (Allergan, www.botoxcosmetic.com) was first approved in 1989 to treat two medical conditions involving muscle spasm (blepharospasm and strabismus...

Looking High and Low

“It’s a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack,” says David Fisher, MD, PhD, chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Dermatology and director of the MGH Cutaneous...

BBL Rejuvenates Aged Skin

“Clinical and histological studies have been showing the rejuvenating effects of broadband light (BBL) for some time, but this is the first study to show rejuvenation at the genetic level,” says...

Skin Care Researchers Seek Natural Extracts To Regulate Pigmentation

“It’s a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack,” says David Fisher, MD, PhD, chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Dermatology and director of the MGH Cutaneous...

Belotero Balance

A new hyaluronic acid filler, Belotero Balance (Merz Aesthetics, www.merz.com), hit the market earlier this year. Is it really something new or just another HA-...