Meeting Highlights – Day 4: Sunday, March 4, 2018

Combinations in Aesthetics Susan H. Weinkle, MD Dr. Weinkle shared some of her favorite combinations in aesthetics during the aesthetic innovation symposium.  First, Dr. Weinkle encouraged symposium attendees to address the outer envelope of patients, in that all patients should use a retinoid or retinol and a daily sunscreen to protect against both ultraviolet and …

Meeting Highlights – Day 3: Saturday, March 3, 2018

The South Beach Symposium kicked off day three with a global aesthetics session and a management of surgical wounds and scars round-table. Afterwards the day was full with several live patient workshops on devices and treatments in aesthetics. Non-CME: Devices and Treatments in Aesthetics: Advanced Live Patient Workshop Glynis Ablon, MD; Steven Dayan, MD; Doris …

Meeting Highlights – Day 2: Friday, March 2, 2018

The second day of the 2018 South Beach Symposium focused on clinical dermatology sessions covering acne, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis as well as a Futures Symposium on Innovations in Dermatology. Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs and Clinical Trials Update Leon Kircik, MD Dr. Kircik started the session on innovations in clinical therapeutics with an excellent update on what is …

Meeting Highlights – Day 1: Thursday, March 1, 2018

The first day of the 2018 South Beach Symposium kicked off with two special programs in the morning: the Superficial Radiation Therapy and the Masters of Pediatric Dermatology Symposium. The late afternoon included sessions on the diagnosis, management and treatment of skin cancer as well as a special session on anti-aging for the dermatologist. Masters of …

SBS Returns with World-Renowned Faculty, Cutting-Edge Topics

Four-day gathering of dermatology and plastic surgery’s brightest anchored by exceptional curriculum JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The 2018 South Beach Symposium (SBS) will kick off March 1-4 at the oceanfront Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla. under the direction of Mark S. Nestor, M.D., Ph.D., symposium chair and director of the Center for Cosmetic …

American Academy of Dermatology Releases New Guidelines for Treatment of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has issued new guidelines of care for the management of nonmelanoma skin care (NMSC) as it has become a growing health concern in the United States. “Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and nonmelanoma skin cancer is the most common type of skin cancer, …

Three Important Ways Before and After Photos Increase Your ROI

Submitted by contributing author Cheryl Whitman, Beautiful Forever Consulting, SBS faculty member on the practice management symposium. “One of any aesthetic practice’s strongest sales tools is its gallery of before and after photographs. For maximum impact, these photos should be professionally made by someone who understands the camera technology, posing, and the ultimate use of the …

Dr. Michael Gold Shares Insights on the South Beach Symposium

World renowned dermatologist, Dr. Michael H. Gold from Nashville, Tenn., is a frequent faculty member and planning committee member for the South Beach Symposium (SBS) and says that SBS is one of the MUST-ATTEND events of 2018 as it is every year. “The South Beach Symposium provides every aspect of medical and surgical aesthetic dermatology …

Build A Dream Team

Improving Employee Retention and Morale Submitted by contributing author Cheryl Whitman, Beautiful Forever Consulting, SBS faculty member on the practice management symposium. A good team will make or break a business. When you hire the right people, and motivate and train them well, the machine functions smoothly. Your practice then becomes defined by its positive …