In follow-up to last month's discussion of medical dermatology myths, a surgeon uncovers persistent myths in the surgical realm.
James M. Spencer, MD, MS
For the dermatologists interested in expanding the service menu or offering the best advice to patients, here's an update on the latest advancements in hair transplantation.
Jerry E. Cooley, MD
Understanding the role of natural ingredients in therapeutic regimens may help physicians to harness these agents for maximum effect.
Patricia K. Farris, MD
Many physician extenders focus on compensation and benefits without recognizing the importance of the contract in anticipating the “What ifs” in practice.
Paul Winnington, Editorial Director
Two months into the new year, be certain you and your staff are aware of these important changes.
Sharon Andrews, RN, CCS-P
Successful practices use benchmarking to compare their performance to other practices, to assess their own performance over time, and for long-term planning.
Robert Thorne, CPA, and Edward Wynne
For years dermatologists have been arguing for tighter restrictions and reduced use of UV lamps. Recent developments suggest someone is listening.
At short pulse durations, the pulsed dye laser can produce purpura, at long pulse durations, it may actually treat the condition.
Brian O'Neal, DO, MPH and Eric C. Parlette, MD
Advanced techniques and an appreciation of the nuances of our newest neurotoxin allow creative clinicians to achieve success and satisfaction when rejuvenating the upper face.
Hema Sundaram, MD
An experienced specialist highlights the top five medical conditions where energy based devices play a role.
Vic A. Narurkar, MD
Data suggest that patients may be unlikely to report truncal acne. Clinicians must assess chest and back involvement and be prepared to offer effective treatments.
Joseph Bikowski, MD
A lead investigator on the first head-to-head trial of biologics shares insights on the future of biologic research and therapy.
Ted Pigeon, Senior Associate Editor
Tips on employee screening and managing office Internet use.
Joel Schlessinger, MD