Remembering Bob Marley: Rare Melanomas and Racial Disparities in Cutaneous Oncology 

Known as one of the pioneers of reggae who increased the visibility of Jamaican music across the globe, Bob Marley is less recognized for his battle with a rare form of melanoma – acral lentiginous melanoma.  The story of the global pop culture figure highlights the racial disparities in prevalence and treatment of melanomas, as …

Aesthetic Medicine Market: Industry Trends and Future Forecast 2021

Despite suffering from the repercussions of COVID-19 related closures and restrictions imposed on non-emergency medical services, the dermatology and aesthetic medicine markets are expected to rebound quickly once the pandemic comes to an end. Continuing demand for non-invasive cosmetic procedures combined with a surge in the availability of providers, facilities, and products are spearheading an …

Why Aesthetic Practitioners Are Moving Towards Subscription-Based Service Models

Many innovative practice management strategies can be employed with the aim of boosting revenue that also favor patient retention, loyalty, as well as expenditure. Certain methods can also improve patient compliance with regard to recommended treatment intervals for aesthetic procedures while also guaranteeing practices a steady stream of income. A growing number of aesthetic medicine …

Medicaid Expansion Promotes Early Skin Cancer Detection 

Cancer remains as the second leading cause of death in the United States making early-stage diagnoses, which greatly improve patient survival rates, a key priority for public health. As cancer screenings can increase early detection it is important to address the lack of adequate insurance coverage and access to medical care that prevents many individuals …