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 …

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 …

Featured Topics You Can’t Miss at the 18th Annual South Beach Symposium 


With continuously expanding body of research and a growing availability of tools for practice advancement, the field of aesthetic medicine is experiencing rapid growth and change. There are now more opportunities to revolutionize the dermatologic practice than ever before, with developments in treatment modalities, medical devices, and clinical research. Staying clinically current in the evolving …

Integrating Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapies into Aesthetic Medicine

Currently rapidly growing in popularity, bioidentical hormones have been proven to decrease and prevent the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, osteoporosis, heart disease, and other illnesses associated with the aging process. Although bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) is not a conventional dermatological service offering, it has proven beneficial to practices who incorporate it. California-based dermatologist Ronald …