Treatment for Varicose Veins Takes Step Forward

Vein expert Mitchel P. Goldman, MD, discusses vein treatments.

New therapies – including a new foam treatment that became commercially available in August – are leading to more effective leg vein treatments, according to Mitchel P. Goldman, M.D, a leading expert on vein treatments and 2013-14 President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Treatment of large leg varicose veins has taken a big [...]

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Beyond faces: Body makeovers gaining popularity

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Dermatologic surgeons are seeing unprecedented interest in non-surgical body contouring and skin tightening, particularly from women, according to Elizabeth L. Tanzi, MD, co-director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery in Washington, D.C. Interest at her practice has increased 22 percent in the past year, she said, adding, “Fortunately, non-surgical, minimal-recovery treatments can achieve [...]

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Selfie side-effect? Men discovering cosmetic treatments, says dermatologist

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Some call it “Bro-tox,” but that catch-all phrase includes any number of cosmetic skin treatments that are increasingly attracting men. Guys – particularly younger ones – are  becoming more interested in cosmetic skin treatments, according to a dermatologic surgeon who specializes in male aesthetics. “Treatments are not just for women,” said Terrence Keaney, MD, a [...]

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Study: Dermatologists the ‘pioneers’ for facial injectables

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Who doesn’t want treatment from the specialists who have led the way? From hip replacement to brain surgery, most patients undoubtedly would prefer the practitioners who have been at the forefront of research and the latest procedures. And for anti-aging injectable treatments for the face, dermatologists are those practitioners, the groundbreaking innovators in five of [...]

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Treatments for men on the go

Man gets neuromodulator

In recent years, technology for cosmetic treatments has become so extensive that individuals can really pick and choose a treatment that perfectly suits their lifestyle and budget. While the majority of cosmetic patients are women, ASDS member dermatologist Mary P. Lupo, MD, has found that men are becoming more interested in aesthetic treatments as well. [...]

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