By 2044, more than half the U.S. population will be made up of people with skin of color, or Fitzpatrick skin types IV through VI, according to the Skin of Color Society. With this in mind, aesthetic experts point out that there are key considerations and important nuances when it comes to treating skin of color patients.
When people have rejuvenation procedures performed, often they pay attention only to their face – they figure that people are only looking at their face. The problem with this thinking is if you do not treat the quality of the skin on the neck, chest, arms and hands, the result is what I call the Decade Disconnect.
As early as she can remember, Michelle Freyre was obsessed with all things beauty. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, her personal passion stemmed from a mixture of her family, heritage and environment. Beauty is an inherent part of the Hispanic culture and Ms. Freyre recalls just how prevalent it was in her everyday life.
The emerging paradigm of aesthetic dermatology encompasses a wide range of therapies and solutions that have allowed physicians to increase their treatment portfolios. Today’s dermatologists and aesthetic practitoners have the ability to refine and customize skincare protocols for a wide array of concerns, which is perfect for today’s patients who come from all generations.
Results from a clinical trial published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine suggest how a topical solution made up of stem cells leads to the regrowth of hair for people with a common type of baldness.
Shelter-in-place orders to minimize the spread of COVID-19 are slowly beginning to lift across the United States. But it’s no longer going to be business as usual. Small business owners, like cosmetic and plastic surgeons, who may be operating on little to no income due to having to temporarily close their doors for several weeks or months, will decide if they can afford to maintain their pre-pandemic overhead or if they’ll need to peel back and let some people go.
In some states, medical aesthetic practices and medical spas are still closed, yet in others we are beginning to reopen under new circumstances. No matter which category you fall in, I hope that you have used this downtime wisely to evaluate the health of your practice, to review your finances and make informed decisions.
GC Aesthetics Ltd, one of the world’s leading producers of silicone implants has announced a brand new lifetime warranty on all GC Aesthetics’ breast implants.
Strict infection control measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic are expected for a long time in aesthetic clinics. The safety precautions against COVID-19 infection will continue much beyond the lockdown period. No laxity in these precautions should happen even if the curve of COVID-19 cases flattens.
In this candid episode of Shorr Solutions: The Podcast, Jérômine Pantanacce, practice administrator for Michael Persky, M.D., joins host Mara Shorr, partner in practice management consulting company Shorr Solutions, to discuss the difficult decisions administrators must make in reopening a surgical practice.