Disaster Preparedness for Dermatologists

Although emergency medicine is rarely considered a part of the dermatologist’s scope, both natural and man-made disasters can cause a range of skin conditions including secondary infections from flooding, irritation from blistering agents in chemical warfare, and the effects of cutaneous radiation syndrome. As natural disasters continue to increase in intensity and frequency,  the call …

Aesthetic Telemedicine for Clinical Efficiency and Patient Satisfaction

The emergence of a digitized dermatological practice within the last decade has been both a solution to issues with the accessibility of care and an improvement of the patient-provider experience. The practice of telemedicine can range from online consultations with patients to AI-assisted skin cancer detection algorithms; its primary focus is on delivering medical information and …

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 …