Finally! A consensus on how basal cell skin cancer should be treated


With nearly 3 million new cases of basal cell carcinoma diagnosed in the U.S. each year, a new set of consensus treatment recommendations couldn’t come at a better time. The result of this first-ever comprehensive literature review and evaluation of all treatment methods by a panel of expert dermatologic surgeons: surgical options are recommended over [...]

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ASDS survey: Consumers want smooth skin, better tone


Are you dismayed by the wrinkles and sagging skin you see when you look in the mirror? If so, you have plenty of company. Reducing wrinkles plus tighter and improved skin tone top the wish lists of consumers considering cosmetic treatments, according to just-released survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The top [...]

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ASDS survey: 52 percent of consumers considering cosmetic procedures

Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic skin treatments continue to gain in popularity, as five in 10 consumers report they are considering a cosmetic skin procedure to improve their appearance, according to just-released survey data from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The number was just three in 10 in 2013. The top four procedures under consideration are: Ultrasound, laser, [...]

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Facial rejuvenation top cosmetic treatments: survey


These days, dermatologic surgeons have plenty of techniques at the ready to easily smooth wrinkles, repair sun-damaged skin and get rid of those unsightly leg veins. And a new survey finds that consumers are increasingly taking advantage of this expertise. Members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery performed nearly 6.5 million cosmetic treatments last [...]

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Tattoo regret: Removing mistakes with laser technology

ASDS Blog laser tattoo removal

While a tattoo may be reminder of a past event or experience – or designed to indicate personality traits – a poll conducted in January 2012 by Harris Interactive reported that 1 in 8 tattooed American adults ultimately regret their decision. If you’re experiencing tattoo regret, the laser removal technology available today is your best [...]

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