Bob Kronemyer
Asthma and kidney stones linked in children
Children with asthma are 4 times more likely to have kidney stones than those without asthma, and vice versa, according to a study published online in the medical journal PLoS One.
HA for hands
It’s designed to be used in the lips, but could the dual volumizing and moisturizing characteristics of Restylane Silk also be ideal for use in the aging hands?
Cloud access for AEs
Cloud-based software service makes adverse event data available immediately, so you don't have to wait for the FDA.
HS treatment requires multipronged approach
HS treatment requires multipronged approach
Evidence supports combined treatments to target the many factors tied to hidradenitis suppurativa.
Practice gaps in childhood acne treatment
Combination therapies are under used; the role of diet, while controversial, may be beneficial; and, cosmeceuticals may remedy mild-to-moderate acne. Read more on acne treatment guidelines.
Nasal reconstruction after skin cancer surgery
Dermatologists should consider the features of the nasal defect when weighing options for repair. Consider the desires of the patient when assessing options for both repair and treatments to mitigate post-surgical scar formation. The dermatologist must determine the choice of which procedure will likely achieve the best aesthetic outcome overall.
Muscle dysmorphia among men
Muscle dysmorphia among men
Characterized by the obsession to gain muscle and lose fat, this form of BDD is on the rise among men.
New challenges of melanoma
Melanoma rates continue to rise, especially thin lesions which represents the largest group of fatalities. Gene expression profile tests can help diagnose or predict melanoma and are easy to use. But many dermatologists do not follow recommended treatment guidelines, which indicates a need to either educate practitioners or rethink the guidelines.
The truth about isotretinoin
Since its introduction, isotretinoin has been reported to cause psychiatric problems or irritable bowel disease. Because different studies over the past 35 years do not support these claims dermatologists should not hesitate to prescribe this medication for their acne patients.
New restrictions for estheticians
Some states are restricting treatments estheticians can provide, with legal consequences. Is yours at risk?