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November 2017 Blog Posts (7)

Airport in South Korea Has Risky Plans to Open a Plastic Surgery Center

When it comes to spa services, many airports feature massage kiosks and nail salons, but these are small potatoes compared to what Incheon International Airport in South Korea plans to implement: a 2,500-square foot cosmetic surgery center.

South Korea is one of the top destinations for cosmetic treatments in the world, and just in the last year, 364,000 people…


Added by Julie Morse on November 22, 2017 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Are Cosmetic Procedures Becoming a Norm?

Every year, more and more people want to change how they look. According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), nearly 70 percent of consumers say they’re considering a cosmetic procedure. This is a 20 percent increase from a…


Added by Julie Morse on November 22, 2017 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Florida Dermatologist Faces Possible Prison Time for Medicare Fraud

Four years ago, Gary Marder, MD, a dermatologist in west central Florida, was caught billing Medicare and TriCare for expensive treatments to treat benign conditions, such as warts and acne. Now, Marder faces charges of healthcare fraud, which…


Added by Julie Morse on November 17, 2017 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Are Physician Extenders the Answer to the Dermatologist Shortage?

As the aging population continues to grow, so does the need for more physicians. A 2015 report from the Association of American Medical Colleges found that the demand for doctors will increase 17 percent from 2013 to 2025. This means that the already dire…


Added by Julie Morse on November 17, 2017 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Now You Can Pamper with an Electric Sheet Mask

Sheet masks have become a trending movement on Instagram, and celebrities like to entertain their followers with candid photos of their faces covered in the contour-forming white fabric. BioSensor Laboratories, a biotech startup based in Korea, is taking sheet masks to the next level by making them electric.

After six years of research, BioSensor Laboratories is…


Added by Julie Morse on November 10, 2017 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Dermatologists Receive Massive Pharma Payouts for Name Dropping in AAD Guidelines

Forty out of 49 authors of three American Academy of Dermatology guidelines did not report payments they received from pharmaceutical manufacturers mentioned in the guidelines they wrote, says a recent investigation published in JAMA Dermatology.…


Added by Julie Morse on November 2, 2017 at 5:19pm — No Comments

YoDerm Wants to Disrupt the Telederm Industry

There is an increasingly growing movement to provide more accessible dermatology services. With a nation-wide dermatologist shortage, technology has stepped in to provide faster results for perplexing skin conditions. YoDerm is one of the…


Added by Julie Morse on November 2, 2017 at 5:13pm — No Comments

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