National Healthy Skin Month: Mindful Habits for Healthy Skin

November marks the beginning of National Healthy Skin Month, an observance sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology as part of its public health program to raise awareness of skin health. Its efforts are focused on helping the public understand, prevent, and recognize skin conditions as well as to maintain healthy skin year-round. During National …

Navigating the Liabilities of Teledermatology

Within the last decade, researchers have focused on teledermatology as a solution to accessibility issues associated with dermatology services as well as the overall improvement of the patient experience. Ranging from online consultations to AI-assisted surgery, telemedicine and teledermatology refer to any practices related to the use of electronic communication to convey medical information. Novel …

How to Improve Instagram Results and Optimize Social Media Presence

Instagram is one of the most essential social media tools to incorporate into a contemporary marketing practice and has become increasingly prevalent in the healthcare and medical industry. With over 600 million users – two-thirds of which access the platform daily – Instagram provides an unparalleled opportunity for healthcare practitioners to connect with patients directly, …

Skin Cancer Procedures Outnumber Cosmetic Treatments in 2018

In its seventh annual Survey on Dermatologic Procedures, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) analyzed data from participating physicians to quantify the top medically necessary and cosmetic procedures performed in 2018. Their recent report reveals a continued increase in the number of procedures with more than 12.5 million total treatments last year – a 7.5% …