Topical photodynamic therapy, also known as PDT, is a treatment that has been used in dermatology for about 30 years. Photodynamic therapy is a treatment that utilizes a topical product to photo-sensitize specific areas of the skin to enhance the effects of light therapy. The treatment is most commonly used in dermatology for actinic keratosis and non-melanoma skin cancers for which it is FDA-approved. Dermatologists…
Me Too, Black Lives Matter, Time’s Up, and the implementation of STEM in education are a few of the movements making progress in creating awareness about injustices, including the lack of equality in our society. Despite improvements, injustices regarding gender, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, and economic status still abound. Cultural awareness is a personal journey that starts when we understand that not everyone has…

What Your Clients Can Do at Home and How You Can Help

Written by Maryanne Goodman-Millensted
While some skin care professionals are not able to work on their clients’ skin in person, they can still provide advice, products, and direction on what clients can do at home to push an ordinary treatment toward the professional realm. But it is critical to make sure clients understand not just what they can do, but also what they cannot. Here is a quarantine advice…
Most people think that when wrinkles appear, they need Botox to fix it. They typically think it’s their only solution! Botox relaxes the muscles from moving that are causing the wrinkle, but this is just a temporary fix. Botox is a neurotoxin called botulinum toxin that is produced by the bacterium clostridium. Botulinum blocks nerve activity in the muscles. Simply put, it is a brain…
Botox parties are a great way to bring in revenue, introduce patients to new products and treatments, build marketing, and brand a business with new and existing clientele. It can be a festive event, where clients can bring their friends and colleagues to enjoy refreshments, socialize, and indulge in aesthetic treatments and products. Before hosting a Botox party, it is essential to make sure the…

April 2021

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