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Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
Understanding, diagnosing pediatric psoriasis phenotypes
A pediatric dermatologist addresses important differences in children with psoriasis, versus adults.
Why you need to better counsel PCa patients on sexual function
There’s a troubling disconnect between low-risk prostate cancer patients’ desire to preserve sexual function and the treatment choices they and their doctors often make.
Balancing ethics, finances, morals and patient preference in actinic keratosis follow-up
Dermatologists who suggest low-risk actinic keratosis patients come back annually for disease management might experience kickback from patients, who fear they need more frequent care for their precancerous skin condition.
Combination topical appears effective for subclinical actinic keratosis treatment
Combination of fluorouracil and salicylic acid may be an effective field treatment for subclinical actinic keratoses lesions.
RealSelf expands OMS participation to facial cosmetic surgery
The scope of oral and maxillofacial surgeon participation on RealSelf has been expanded to facial cosmetic procedures, including brow lift, check lift, facelift, fat transfer and neck lift.
The latest on filler complications
From antiseptic skin prep to retrobulbar hyaluronidase injections, Dr. Joel Cohen offers an update on what you need to know about filler complications.
Optimal topical retinoid use for acne
Striking the perfect balance for retinoid use isn't easy. In this article, Dr. Michael Kolodney outlines his techniques for applying and managing retinoids.
Topical corticosteroids reduce retinoid irritation, study shows
Transient topical corticosteroids could take edge off severe irritation from topical retinoid acne treatment without decreasing efficacy.
Laser hair removal cooling methods and operator safety
Operators who use refrigerated air or cryogen spray cooling rather than contact cooling during laser hair removal procedures could be breathing in potentially dangerous carcinogens and toxins found in plume released during treatment, according to a recent study.
PRP for hair loss
PRP is a simple, safe treatment option for patients with hair loss, as long as expectations are managed.