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 …

What Emotional Artificial Intelligence Can Tell Us About Plastic Surgery

With an ever-rising prevalence, social media and its consistent use has long extended beyond interpersonal relationships; it now carries implications for most modern industries, including the medical community specialty-wide. Social media has become instrumental for marketing, practice management, and dissemination of news and information – and is becoming increasingly relevant for plastic surgeons. The field …

Latest Advancements in Laser Technology

Incredible growth has been occurring in the dermatological device market over the past several years, projected to trend upward toward a value of $25.7 billion by 2025. In part due to increased patient acceptance of cosmetic procedures, the subsequent rise in demand for aesthetic services has triggered a surge in technological development geared toward improving …

Can an Oral Supplement Affect Skin Health?

The connection between nutrition and skin health has been highly contested, however, increasing amounts of research point to the validity of the impact of diet on skin.  Consuming a healthy diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, water, and antioxidants, may improve the appearance of skin, delay the aging process, mitigate acne breakouts, and ameliorate a variety of …