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Monday, August 07, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Dr. Larry Brilliant to Give Keynote at ASDS 2017 Meeting

Larry Brilliant, MD, MPH, Chair of the Skoll Global Threats Fund in San Francisco and former Vice President and Executive Director of Google, is slated to give the opening keynote address at The Ameri…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Congrats! ASDSA SUNucate Initiative Named Power of A Gold Award Winner

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) received a Power of A Gold Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for its SUNucate initiative. SUNucate l…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Percentage of Us Wanting Cosmetic Surgery Doubled Since 2013

Nearly 70 percent of consumers now say they are thinking about getting a cosmetic treatment, according to survey data released by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). The ASDS Cons…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Nearly 10.5 Million Treatments Performed in 2016

Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10.5 million medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2016 -- five percent more than 2015 and up 31 percent since 2012, according to the 2016 American So…

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Sunscreen

May 26, 2017 is Don’t Fry Day

The Friday before Memorial Day (May 26, 2017) is Don’t Fry Day. The day, designated by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) in collaboration with the National Cou…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS Honors Awarded and New Board Members Elected

Four members of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) recently were recognized with the President’s Award for their extraordinary contributions to the Society or the specialty as …

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 | Business of Medicine, Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS Disagrees with New Skin Cancer Screening Recommendation

The US Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) has declined to take a stance on the value of preventive skin cancer screenings for the second time in seven years, and The American Society for Dermatolo…

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Monday, July 18, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Interest in Cosmetic Surgery On the Rise

Nearly six in 10 individuals are considering a cosmetic medical procedure today, up 50 percent since 2013, according to the annual American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Consumer S…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, National Psoriasis Foundation

Laser Procedures Seem Generally OK for Psoriasis Patients: Analysis

Patients with psoriasis who undergo laser procedures do not appear to be at risk for koebnerization, according to research published this spring in Dermatologic Surgery and recently reported by t…

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Friday, May 27, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDSA Releases New Sun-Safety Model Legislation

New model legislation from American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) provides state governments with a framework to permit the use of sunscreens in school and camp settings. The…

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Thursday, May 05, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Skin Cancer Expert Perry Robins, MD Joins Emerald’s Advisory Board

New York City dermatologist Perry Robins, MD has joined Emerald Medical Applications Corp.’s advisory board. Emerald, an Israeli-based company, is developing DermaCompare™, a propr…

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Thursday, May 05, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Melanoma

ASDS: Skin Cancer Treatments Among Most Frequently Performed Procedures in 2015

Dermatologic surgeons performed nearly 10 million medical and cosmetic procedures in 2015 -- up 5 percent since 2014 and 27 percent since 2012, according to the 2015 American Society for Dermatologi…

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Monday, February 08, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS: Cosmetic Treatments Can Correct Facial Deformities Too

Soft-tissue fillers, neurotoxins and lasers can be used to correct facial deformities caused by a variety of medical conditions, according to information presented at the 2015 American Society for Der…

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Thursday, January 14, 2016 | American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS Announces President's Award Recipients

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery honored four of its members with a President’s Award for contributing to the Society or the medical specialty in an extraordinary or unique way. …

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Thursday, January 07, 2016 | Personnel/Company News, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

ASDS Honors Dr. Ian Maher for Outstanding Service

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) last month presented Ian A. Maher, MD, of St. Louis with the ASDS Award for Outstanding Service. The award is given annually to one member who has …

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