Women’s History Month: Celebrating Dermatology’s Leading Females

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Although today the skincare industry is predominantly run by women, this has not always been the case. Similar to the large disparities once seen in medicine in general, the dermatologic field was also historically heavily dominated by men. But women have since come a long way in the dermatologic world, overcoming challenges, making their mark, […]

Hair Loss Awareness Month: Latest Treatments and Targeted Patient Care

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August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month and what better time to have a closer look at some of the most recent treatment options and developments in the field. Despite the common misconception that hair loss (alopecia) is mostly a problem for men, a significant number of women as well as children suffer from hair […]

Hot Topics and Thrilling Demos: Latest News from SBS

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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 […]

Psoriasis Awareness Month: 2022 Treatment and Management Updates

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and a perfect opportunity to highlight this disease and attempt to understand and appreciate the many facets that accompany a psoriasis diagnosis for both patients and health care providers. As a chronic autoimmune disease, psoriasis affects over 3% of the adult population in the U.S. and is the most prevalent […]

Most Common Diagnoses and Procedures in Dermatology

Now estimated to affect 1 in 3 Americans at any given time, skin disease is continuing to rise in prevalence leading to an increasing number of skin-related healthcare visits – approximately half of all of these are to non-dermatologist practitioners, such as pediatricians, internists, and primary care physicians (PCPs). Often, the conditions that patients present […]

Aesthetic Medicine Market: Industry Trends and Future Forecast 2021

Despite suffering from the repercussions of COVID-19 related closures and restrictions imposed on non-emergency medical services, the dermatology and aesthetic medicine markets are expected to rebound quickly once the pandemic comes to an end. Continuing demand for non-invasive cosmetic procedures combined with a surge in the availability of providers, facilities, and products are spearheading an […]

Dermatologic Clues of Cardiovascular Disease: American Heart Month

In honor of American Heart Month, a national observance that strives to raise awareness among the population about cardiovascular health and disease prevention, we are investigating the intersection of dermatologic and cardiovascular health. Many dermatologic clues can be indicative of more serious conditions, including cardiovascular diseases. For instance, sarcoidosis can manifest on the skin, resulting […]

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 […]

Rise in Hyperpigmentation Treatment

Hyperpigmentation disorders comprise a significant amount of benign skin conditions and are a popular cosmetic concern among dermatology patients. Despite being physically harmless, hyperpigmentation, or dyschromia, has been shown to negatively impact quality of life and the psychosocial wellbeing of patients. Increasing amounts of people are looking for hyperpigmentation treatment options, many are willing to spend […]

Rising Use of Apps in Skin Cancer Care

As mobile technology continues to infiltrate nearly every aspect of modern day life,  it also has begun slowly making its way into the medical field. Clinical data is proving the potential benefits of telemedicine in providing patients with enhanced ease, accessibility, and availability of medical consultations as well as treatments. Increasingly, smartphone applications are being […]