Burden of Prior Authorizations Reduces Quality of Care in Dermatology Patients

Currently, the majority of insurance companies require a time-consuming prior authorization (PA) process for the approval of prescribed medications and procedures. The field of dermatology disproportionately experiences a high burden of prior authorizations as a result of significant advances in biologic medications and marked increases in the cost of generic medications. In general, medical practices …

Psychodermatology – The Connection Between Skin and Mental Health

Advances in the field of aesthetic medicine continue to introduce new and improved treatment modalities, offering physicians and patients a wide array of therapeutic options to choose from. While the visible symptoms of skin concerns can now more than ever be easily mitigated, researchers are increasingly beginning to focus on the less tangible factors contributing …

Everything You Need to Know About Fat Freezing

Nearly a quarter-million more cosmetic procedures were performed in 2018 than in the previous year, according to new data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The statistics reveal a surge in body sculpting procedures, and especially a rise in new trends such as non-invasive fat reduction. Increasingly, patients are choosing non-surgical alternatives over …