Some Patients Report Swelling After Receiving Facial Filler and COVID Vaccine 

Recent reports of hypersensitivity to injectable dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid (HA) concurrent with COVID-19 infection or vaccination have been documented by The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Symptoms, reported by three clinical trial recipients of the Moderna vaccine, were swelling of the facial areas in which each individual received injectable fillers (cheeks and lips). Two patients had gotten dermal filler in the cheeks within the six months prior to vaccination, and the other …

Optimize Your Dermatology Practice With 5 Key Tasks

With the recent accelerated increase in demand for digital offerings, aesthetic medicine practice management has become increasingly complex as conducting business virtually can make ensuring optimal patient care and satisfaction challenging. Many factors contribute to the efficacy and efficiency of dermatologic care both in-person and online, however, a select few can be used to easily …

Acne Awareness Month: Common Factors Exacerbate Acne Symptoms, Minimize Treatment Efficacy

June marks the beginning of Acne Awareness Month which aims to reduce stigma, spread awareness, and elucidate the available treatment options for the most common skin condition in the United States. As one of the most prevalent dermatological conditions affecting up 9.4% of the global population, acne vulgaris is known to be triggered by a variety …

Asian American and Pacific Islander Month: Disparities in Melanoma Outcomes Between Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and White Patients

The month of May celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month a period dedicated to the recognition of the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements. In light of this observance, the subject of disparities in melanoma outcomes between patients of Asian American and Pacific Islander …