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 …

Advances in Melanoma Treatment and Prognosis

The most dangerous type of skin cancer, melanoma, can be entirely curable if caught and treated early. However, once it has become metastatic, the average five-year survival rate drops down to between 15 and 20%. Previously, patients with a late stage melanoma diagnosis faced poor outcomes and very low survival rates. A melanoma diagnosis used …

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% …