Optimal Uses for Popular HA Fillers

Aesthetic clinicians are increasingly using injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers in a variety of ways for facial rejuvenation – from superficial dermal injections to correction of the temple and infraorbital hollows. The rising trend has become a standard treatment procedure worldwide, with the number of HA injection procedures surging 97% from 2010 to 2017. As a …

Burden of Prior Authorizations Reduces Quality of Care in Dermatology Patients

Currently, the majority of insurance companies require a time-consuming prior authorization (PA) process for the approval of prescribed medications and procedures. The field of dermatology disproportionately experiences a high burden of prior authorizations as a result of significant advances in biologic medications and marked increases in the cost of generic medications. In general, medical practices …

Psychodermatology – The Connection Between Skin and Mental Health

Advances in the field of aesthetic medicine continue to introduce new and improved treatment modalities, offering physicians and patients a wide array of therapeutic options to choose from. While the visible symptoms of skin concerns can now more than ever be easily mitigated, researchers are increasingly beginning to focus on the less tangible factors contributing …