Silicone Gel for Optimal Post-Procedure Skin Healing

There are numerous options for post-procedural skincare – including the use of antiseptic and antibacterial compounds, ointments, gels, and specially crafted skin-soothing products – however, there is yet to be a consensus on which formulation should be used to optimize the skin healing process. Clinicians and researchers aim to identify the most appropriate and efficacious treatment …

Dermatologic Clues of Cardiovascular Disease: American Heart Month

In honor of American Heart Month, a national observance that strives to raise awareness among the population about cardiovascular health and disease prevention, we are investigating the intersection of dermatologic and cardiovascular health. Many dermatologic clues can be indicative of more serious conditions, including cardiovascular diseases. For instance, sarcoidosis can manifest on the skin, resulting …

Guidelines for Opioid Prescriptions for Common Dermatologic Procedures  

With 130 people in the United States dying of opioid overdose per day, the opioid epidemic plaguing the nation shows no signs of slowing down. Misuse of and addiction to prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids has become a serious national crisis with substance use disorders and overdose rates rapidly increasing since 2017 when …