Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
Balancing ethics, finances, morals and patient preference in actinic keratosis follow-up
Dermatologists who suggest low-risk actinic keratosis patients come back annually for disease management might experience kickback from patients, who fear they need more frequent care for their precancerous skin condition.
RealSelf expands OMS participation to facial cosmetic surgery
The scope of oral and maxillofacial surgeon participation on RealSelf has been expanded to facial cosmetic procedures, including brow lift, check lift, facelift, fat transfer and neck lift.
The latest on filler complications
From antiseptic skin prep to retrobulbar hyaluronidase injections, Dr. Joel Cohen offers an update on what you need to know about filler complications.
Optimal topical retinoid use for acne
Striking the perfect balance for retinoid use isn't easy. In this article, Dr. Michael Kolodney outlines his techniques for applying and managing retinoids.
Topical corticosteroids reduce retinoid irritation, study shows
Transient topical corticosteroids could take edge off severe irritation from topical retinoid acne treatment without decreasing efficacy.
Laser hair removal cooling methods and operator safety
Operators who use refrigerated air or cryogen spray cooling rather than contact cooling during laser hair removal procedures could be breathing in potentially dangerous carcinogens and toxins found in plume released during treatment, according to a recent study.
PRP for hair loss
PRP is a simple, safe treatment option for patients with hair loss, as long as expectations are managed.
Energy Devices 101: Radiofrequency
Radiofrequency technology has established a foothold in cosmetic medicine. Here’s what to consider when adding it to your practice.
Recommendations for systemic therapy in eczema
New recommendations from the International Eczema Council aim to address a question that has gone largely unanswered: When should dermatologists and others prescribe systemic therapy to treat atopic dermatitis?
Psoriasis duration linked to cardiovascular disease risk
New research offers strong evidence that vascular inflammation and risk of having a major adverse cardiovascular event increases with psoriasis duration.

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