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 …

What Would Your Patients do Differently?

While clinical trials may be able to quantitatively assess the efficacy of a treatment or the progress of a dermatologic condition, such measurable feedback is not easily attained in every day practice. Even more difficult to obtain is direct patient feedback, including that of a post-procedure plastic surgery patient – who may require repeat procedures …

Social Media Use Tied to Greater Acceptance of Plastic Surgery

The prevalence of social media and its deeply-rooted influence on changing societal norms has not only led to increased photo editing – to portray digitally enhanced representations of user’s appearance – but also to lower self-esteem among the population. Social media platforms are increasingly popular sources of inspiration; the growing presence of aesthetic medicine practitioners and …