Social Media Use Tied to Greater Acceptance of Plastic Surgery

The prevalence of social media and its deeply-rooted influence on changing societal norms has not only led to increased photo editing – to portray digitally enhanced representations of user’s appearance – but also to lower self-esteem among the population. Social media platforms are increasingly popular sources of inspiration; the growing presence of aesthetic medicine practitioners and …

Tephrosia Purpurea for Well-Aging

Increasingly, healthcare providers and patients are adopting a more holistic approach to the aging process – otherwise known as well-aging. In recent years, industry watchers have noted the maturing women are now more likely to embrace a lifestyle promoting not just their physical appearance but their wellbeing and health as well. Many personal care products …

Rapid Growth in Microneedling Devices Market

Initially introduced as a method of skin rejuvenation, microneedling has recently emerged as a minimally invasive, non-ablative alternative for the treatment of a variety of skin concerns. While its ability to stimulate collagen and elastin production has revealed favorable results in patients looking to rejuvenate their skin, the procedure currently holds a wide range of …

Rethinking Rescue Approach for Atopic Dermatitis

Although it is often treated acutely, atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic disorder that requires careful patient management strategies  to control flare-ups, decrease recurrences, and reduce pruritus. In certain cases, AD cannot be adequately controlled with proper skin care, topical therapy, the avoidance of triggers, or other conventional measures and instead warrants the use of …