Skin Bioprinting: The Future of Wound Healing

Although the incidence of serious burns has declined in recent years, they remain a leading cause of trauma worldwide. Over 11 million people worldwide require medical treatments for burns annually, while many more suffer from other severe wounds, such as diabetic and pressure ulcers. In the clinical setting, the focus of patient care has increasingly …

Surge in Cosmetic Procedures as Patients Return to the Aesthetic Practice

While for many medical practitioners the COVID-19 pandemic has led to practice closures and decreased patient visits, certain specialities are currently outperforming the market. Due to elective surgeries being postponed in the beginning months of the virus outbreak, aesthetic medicine professionals are now experiencing a significant spike in demand in light of lifted or lessened …

Psoriasis Awareness Month: Emerging Topical Treatment for Chronic Plaque Psoriasis

August marks the beginning of Psoriasis Awareness Month, during which healthcare organizations such as LivDerm and the National Psoriasis Foundation bring attention to the common yet underappreciated skin disorder. Often triggered by stress, infections, and medications, the chronic inflammatory condition affects up to 125 million patients worldwide and has been linked to decreased quality of life …

Topical probiotics may restore skin microflora, decrease acne lesions

By Ingrid Torjesen / Dermatology Times Probiotics applied topically could promote a positive bacterial balance in the skin – similar to how oral probiotics increase diversity of flora in the gut – and may improve skin conditions, such as acne, say authors of a recent review published in Experimental Dermatology.1 RELATED: Leaky gut, leaky skin, or both? Few …