Peptides in Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology

Few therapies are gaining as much clinical credibility, growing popularity, and increasing relevance as peptides: now utilized and applied in numerous therapeutic areas including chronic inflammatory disease, various autoimmune disorders, age-related conditions, and now clinical & aesthetic dermatology—expected to surpass $25 billion by 2018, in a rapidly expanding and cutting-edge market. What are peptides? As …

Anti-Aging Skin Benefits of Red Light Therapy

A therapeutic technique that utilizes low-level wavelengths of light to treat skin issues—including wrinkles, scars, and other conditions & persistent wounds—red light therapy (RLT) was originally used by scientists to help grow plants in space, as researchers initially found that intense light from red light-emitting diodes (LEDs) helped promote growth and photosynthesis of plant cells. …

Meeting Highlights – Day 2: Friday, March 2, 2018

The second day of the 2018 South Beach Symposium focused on clinical dermatology sessions covering acne, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis as well as a Futures Symposium on Innovations in Dermatology. Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs and Clinical Trials Update Leon Kircik, MD Dr. Kircik started the session on innovations in clinical therapeutics with an excellent update on what is …

SBS Returns with World-Renowned Faculty, Cutting-Edge Topics

Four-day gathering of dermatology and plastic surgery’s brightest anchored by exceptional curriculum JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The 2018 South Beach Symposium (SBS) will kick off March 1-4 at the oceanfront Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla. under the direction of Mark S. Nestor, M.D., Ph.D., symposium chair and director of the Center for Cosmetic …