Hot Topics and Thrilling Demos: Latest News from SBS

sbs 2022

As 2022 marks an amazing 20 years of the South Beach Symposium (SBS), making sure we provide our attendees with the inspiring, educational experience they have come to know, love and expect from the SBS conference each year is a must. Excitingly, this year marks a double celebration as we not only proudly recognize 20 […]

Marking 20 Years of Botox

April 15, 2022, marked 20 years since Botox was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help temporarily reduce the appearance of the glabellar lines between the eyebrows. The remarkable journey of this neurotoxin has seen much growth and development, paving the way for substantial medical advancements. Today a household name, Botox […]

Prejuvenation: What, Why, and How

The services of cosmetic dermatologists have long been sought after to reverse the signs of aging. Preventative measures such as sunscreen and proper skincare were the recommended ways to delay the inevitable loss of firmness, fine lines, discoloration, and other visible signs that the skin has aged. But recently, a much younger crowd has been […]

Morpheus8: The New Skin Care Treatment

Skin resurfacing treatments can enhance the appearance, texture, and tone of the skin while removing damaged layers and promoting healthy skin cell regeneration. Many techniques can be used, including chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and laser treatment, however many of these procedures can result in potential complications and may not be appropriate for all skin types. Developments […]

Microdermabrasion at Home: Is it Safe?

When performed by a licensed dermatology provider in a medical office, microdermabrasion has an excellent safety record and very little risk of side effects or complications. Recent availability of at-home microdermabrasion products and devices, paired with the do-it-yourself movement and abundance of tutorial videos available, have resulted in more patients being interested in performing microdermabrasion […]

What We Know: COVID-19 Vaccination and Facial Filler UPDATE

In June 2021, LiVDerm reported that some individuals who had received facial fillers around the same time they received the COVID-19 vaccine had experienced unusual swelling and hypersensitivity in the injection area. Read the original article here. Now that the medical community has more data, including longer-term outcomes for patients experiencing this rare side effect, […]

Sexual and Gender Diverse Patients: An Important Message for Dermatologists

Most dermatologists have not historically considered their patients’ sexual orientation and gender identity as relevant to their practice, but new data contributes to awareness in skin health disparities in patients from sexual and gender diverse (SGD) communities. Dermatologists who strive to understand their patients can better see them as a whole person, engage in a […]

Optimal Skin Care Practices for Scar Prevention

In developed countries, approximately 100 million people per year experience scarring as a result of elective, therapeutic, or reparative surgical procedures. Recent surgical and technological advancements made elective surgeries and aesthetic treatments safer and more accessible to patients resulting in increased consumer demand. As the number of cosmetic procedures performed across the globe continues to rise, […]