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July 2017 Blog Posts (9)

What Does CoolSculpting Mean for the Weight Loss Industry’s Future?

There is a thriving market built around the desire to lose weight fast and easy. One of the champions in this industry is CoolSculpting, a procedure that’s become exceedingly popular in medical spas and clinics throughout the country. In 2016, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery found that…


Added by Julie Morse on July 28, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Why Are Healthcare Facilities in Southeastern Pennsylvania Freaking Out Right Now?

In a matter of days, Independence Blue Cross, the largest health insurer in Southeastern Pennsylvania will change its reimbursement structure, resulting in a 50 percent…


Added by Julie Morse on July 27, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Why Social Media is Critical to Your Cosmetic Surgery Practice

Social media is a vital component in any business’s marketing campaign. According to Monique Ramsey, founder of Cosmetic Social Media, a boutique social media and marketing firm, video, analytics, and fostering emotional connections with patients are the main ways plastic surgeons and…


Added by Julie Morse on July 21, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Social Media is Giving Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons More Business

Social media has drastically changed human behavior. Selfie culture has spawned a movement of perfectionism, and people are going to drastic lengths to alter their appearances so that they’ll look “picture perfect”. According to a recent survey, 40 percent of plastic surgeons and dermatologists said that patients seek…


Added by Julie Morse on July 20, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Is the Anti-Aging Trend Becoming Unhinged?

You don’t need Botox is not something you want to hear if you’re desperate to keep your youthful looks. However, dermatologists are urging patients to do their research on neuromodulators like Botox before they seek out a procedure.

Daniel Maman, MD, a New York City-based plastic surgeon, refuses services to about half of his patients because they have…


Added by Julie Morse on July 14, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Is Botox Getting a Facelift?

Botox is now considered as rudimentary as a routine massage or manicure. The injectable industry has become so mainstream that medical spa businesses are trying to up their game in the market.

As Botox and other injectables have become more affordable, more and more…


Added by Julie Morse on July 13, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

True confessions of a frustrated dermatology patient

For a little under a year, I battled severely dry, peeling skin on my hands using over-the-counter hydrocortisone creams. For a few weeks, I would think I would have it under control and then patchy spots of red, flaky, itchy dry skins would flare up on my hands.…


Added by Alessandra Simmons on July 11, 2017 at 8:25am — No Comments

Why Laser Treatment for Children Isn’t the Same as Laser Treatment for Adults

Laser systems have become a popular medical technology in recent years. They’re used to erase away acne, rosacea, scars, moles, and discoloration. Although adults are typically calm when undergoing laser treatment; children, on the hand, can be squeamish and scared…


Added by Julie Morse on July 6, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Can You Really Trust a Skin Biopsy?

When a leading pathologist and author received two very different diagnoses for a skin lesion, she knew that there was a problem with the melanoma classifications system. For Joann Elmore, MD, MPH, a professor of medicine at University of Washington…


Added by Julie Morse on July 5, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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