Hispanic Heritage Month: Hyperpigmentation Disorders in Hispanic Patients

Observed nationally from September 15th to October 15th each year, Hispanic Heritage Month¬†celebrates the vast historic and cultural contributions of Hispanic/Latino. During this time, healthcare organizations spotlight some of the dermatologic conditions particularly affecting this community and hope to raise awareness among both patients and practitioners about effective prevention, treatment, and management strategies.¬† Heightened Risk …

Reports of Facial Dermatoses Tied to Facial Coverings

As the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) has been continuously recommended by health experts as a preventative measure against the COVID-19 outbreak, incidents of acne, rosacea, and eczema flareup symptoms are on the rise. While in earlier phases of the pandemic adverse skin reactions were primarily reported by healthcare workers who spent extended hours …

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 …