February 2019

 

Issue

EDITOR’S MESSAGE

Remembering Vic A. Narurkar, MD

A Special Editor’s Message

DIGITAL PRACTICE

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

Act now to avoid a seven percent MIPS penalty in 2021.

By Mark D. Kaufmann, MD

BUSINESS ADVISOR

Secret Sauce: Key Ingredients of Successful Practices

Five characteristics that will help your practice stand out from the competition.

By Amanda Ortlip

MARKETING MATTERS

Common SEO Mistakes Could Dilute Your Dermatology Content Marketing Results

Spot common but avoidable mistakes that hurt your SEO rankings.

By Naren Arulrajah

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Six Tax Reduction Strategies to Enhance Portfolio Performance

Tax planning requires attention throughout the year.

By Carole Foos, CPA and Andrew Taylor, CFP®

AESTHETICS MANAGEMENT

Cosmetic Surgery Forum News: CSF Moves to Nashville!

They don’t call it Nash-Vegas for nothing. CSF is moving east but keeping all the key features.

By Joel Schlessinger, Section Editor

The Skin After Cancer

There are lots of questions, but still few answers. Here’s what we know.

By Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD with Denise Mann, MS

The Skin After Acne: Focus on Calming and Repair

Most patients will always remain acne-prone, but the right interventions can keep their skin healthy.

By Nancy Samolitis, MD

Perspective: Mental Health is Skin Health

The evidence is in: Mental well-being influences the skin.

By Helen Taylor

Update on Human Safety and the Environmental Impact of Physical and Chemical Sunscreen Filters

What do we know about the effects of these commonly used and important molecules?

By Sophia Akhiyat, MD and Edit B. Olasz Harken, MD, PhD

Long-term Management Strategies for AD, Melasma, and More

After the acute treatment phase, experts urge a long-view on management.

Managing AEs Associated with HA Fillers: An Update

Cosmetic dermatologists are becoming well-versed at handling adverse events, even when not their own. Here’s an update.

By Joel L. Cohen, MD

ONCOLOGY WATCH

Thin Melanomas: When is SLN Biopsy Indicated?

New research offers additional evidence that mitotic rate may have a role in clinical decision-making.

By Jonathan Wolfe, MD

CLINICAL CONNECTIONS

Highlighting the Role of the NP and PA: Insights from the Dermatology Education Foundation

NPs and PAs ease the burden of an overwhelming demand for dermatologic care.

By Joseph Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C and Kara S. Gooding, MMS, PA-C

CLINICAL FOCUS

Biologics in Psoriasis: The Next Generation

Get familiar with the IL-23 monoclonal antibodies.

By Jerry Bagel, MD

RESIDENT RESOURCE CENTER

Rituximab-induced Serum Sickness in Pemphigus Vulgaris: A Case Report and Literature Review

By Jolie Krooks, BS and Angela Weatherall, MD

THERAPEUTICS UPDATE/THE LAST LAUGH

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About Practical Dermatology

Practical Dermatology is the monthly publication that provides coverage of medical care, cosmetic advancements, and practice management for clinicians in the field. With straight-forward, how-to advice from experts in various fields, we strive to enhance quality of care and improve the daily operation of dermatology practices.