Root <p>You have dieted and exercised and there are still stubborn areas of fat that will not go away. Your reason for choosing liposuction may be as simple as just wanting to look better in your clothes. While liposuction is not</p> Katie AllodiWed, 23 Aug 2017 21:13:52 GMTLaser/light Therapy Laser/light therapy is a non-invasive procedure that uses light energy to repair and regenerate damaged skin. Yamna IrfanWed, 23 Aug 2017 20:47:09 GMTInjectable Deoxycholic Acid <p>Injectable Deoxycholic Acid What is injectable deoxycholic acid? As time passes on, many patients find they have increased levels of fatty tissue under their chin creating the appearance of a “double chin”. This is known as submental fullness</p> Katie AllodiWed, 23 Aug 2017 16:11:30 GMTHome Slide 1 <p>The Advocating Voice for Title Appears Here In order to ensure access to care, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) must address the problems inherent to the deeply flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula to accurately reflect changes in medical practice costs. ASDSA will continue to urge CMS to w</p> Emily NinnemannTue, 22 Aug 2017 23:22:06 GMTHair Transplants <p>Hair transplantation is a procedure in which hair is removed from permanent hair-bearing regions in the rim hair of balding individuals (the “donor” area) and transferred to bald or balding areas of the scalp (the “recipient” area). After initially falling out, the transplanted hair regrows, and will continue to grow in the new area for as long as it would have grown in the area from which it was taken. It also has the same color and other characteristics as the hair in the donor area from which it was taken.</p> Yamna IrfanTue, 22 Aug 2017 20:40:22 GMTInjectable Calcium Hydroxylapatite <p>&lt;h4&gt;What is injectable calcium hydroxylapatite? &lt; h4&gt; &lt;p&gt;As part of the aging process, the skin, bones, fat, and muscles in our faces begin to thin and shift. These changes result in facial wrinkles, folds, laxity, and or loss of volume.</p> Yamna IrfanTue, 22 Aug 2017 20:28:48 GMTInjectable Hyaluronic Acid <p>What is injectable hyaluronic acid? Injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) is a type of temporary dermal filler. Hyaluronic acid is found naturally through out the body, with the highest concentrations in the joints, eyes, and skin. In the skin hyaluronic acid</p> Yamna IrfanTue, 22 Aug 2017 19:32:15 GMTInjectable Polymethylmethacrylate + Bovine Collagen Filler <p></p> Yamna IrfanTue, 22 Aug 2017 16:40:26 GMTNon-invasive Skin Tightening Treatments <p>What are non invasive skin tightening treatments?Non invasive skin tightening procedures are non surgical devices used to stimulate collagen production in the deeper layers of the skin. Overtime, these devices work to shrink tissue, which has lost its tone and</p> Yamna IrfanTue, 22 Aug 2017 16:28:21 GMTASDS Annual Meeting <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Annual Meeting is the most comprehensive educational experience for leaders in the fields of cosmetic and reconstructive dermatologic surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology, and general dermatology. More than 800 physicians and other health care professionals are expected to participate and increase their understanding of sophisticated innovations in dermatologic research, technology, products and services.</p> Steve SokniewiczTue, 22 Aug 2017 16:05:10 GMTMedia <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the source for scientific information on the surgical and interventional treatments of skin aging and skin disease. Contact the ASDS Communications Manager today at 847-956-0900 to connect with dynamic spokespeople and leaders in the profession.</p> Katie AllodiTue, 22 Aug 2017 14:56:23 GMTChemical Peels <p>Chemical peeling is a technique used to improve the appearance of the skin which is typically performed on the face, neck or hands. In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to "blister" and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. The new skin is also temporarily more sensitive to the sun.<br /></p> Yamna IrfanMon, 21 Aug 2017 21:34:44 GMTNon-ablative Laser Rejuvenation Non-ablative skin rejuvenation uses a laser to improve the appearance of wrinkles, brown spots and minor scars by creating heat in the skin without injuring the surface of the skin. Yamna IrfanMon, 21 Aug 2017 21:04:21 GMTHotel/Meeting Venue <p>The ASDS has partnered with American Airlines, United Airlines and Avis to provide our meeting attendees with discounted airfare and car rentals for the 2013 ASDS Annual Meeting. American Airlines Take advantage of a 5 percent discount off of applicable</p> Cindy SommerfeldMon, 21 Aug 2017 14:37:02 GMTFredric S. Brandt, MD, Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund <p></p> <p><font face="Calibri">Funded by The Allergan Foundation in memory of ASDS member and cosmetic dermatology pioneer Fredric S. Brandt, MD, this fund supports research of up to two Fellows per year who are enrolled in an ASDS-accredited Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Training Program. </font></p> <p></p> Yamna IrfanThu, 17 Aug 2017 21:45:40 GMTSkin Cancer Screening Program Frequently Asked Questions <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Verdana">Participation is easy. Simply fill out the volunteer form and fax it to the ASDS at 847-956-0999. </font></span></p> Katie AllodiWed, 16 Aug 2017 17:00:48 GMTDermatologists: Unrivaled pioneers <p> Dermatologists: Unrivaled pioneers New study reveals innovators of cosmetic medical procedures 2016-03-21 A first-of-its-kind scientific study reveals dermatologists are the premier innovators in 14 of 18 categories of non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic medical procedures. The study</p> Katie AllodiMon, 14 Aug 2017 18:38:01 GMTMedia <p>New Study: Dermatologists most qualified for skin cancer, cosmetic procedures Primary care physicians say dermatologists are better qualified than other specialists to perform skin cancer surgery as well as a variety of other cosmetic procedures. Learn More » Sun Safe Soccer vital in fight against skin </p> Katie AllodiMon, 07 Aug 2017 13:09:13 GMTInternational Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Recognition Program <p> More information Interested in the 2017 program? Fellowship Certificate Guidelines Applications for the 2017 International Fellowship Recognition Program will be accepted in Spring 2017. Program Description educational excellence in dermatologic surgery. The principal objective of</p> Cindy SommerfeldFri, 04 Aug 2017 17:00:52 GMTASDS e-Learning and CME Claims <p>Whether you want to learn something new or brush up on the latest techniques, ASDS Self-directed Learning resources help you stay on top of your game and provide optimal patient care year-round. The ASDS provides educational offerings in varied formats to fit your needs including reference materials, online tools and </p> Cindy SommerfeldFri, 04 Aug 2017 15:18:02 GMTDr. Larry Brilliant set to open 2017 ASDS Annual Meeting with keynote address <p><strong>Dr. Larry Brilliant set to open 2017 ASDS Annual Meeting with keynote address</strong></p> Katie AllodiThu, 03 Aug 2017 22:42:17 GMTAbout ASDS <p>Dermatologic surgery is one of the most innovative and progressive medical subspecialties in the U.S. Founded in 1970, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and its nearly 4,700 members are at the forefront of the development of safe, in-office procedures that are saving lives by diagnosing and treating potentially deadly skin cancers earlier and more effectively.</p> Katie AllodiTue, 01 Aug 2017 15:54:42 GMTSKIN³: Re-Surface, Re-Fill, Re-Drape <span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">This comprehensive course in skin resurfacing, injectable, </span><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">tightening and overall rejuvenation techniques provides </span><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">a concrete understanding of skin anatomy; how aging </span><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">changes the contours, muscle, fat and appearance of the </span><span style="font-size: 16px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">skin and specifically the face.</span> Steve SokniewiczMon, 31 Jul 2017 13:15:28 GMTASDS awards Brandt fellowship grants <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery recently announced its 2016 grant recipients of the Fredric S. Brandt, M.D., Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund. Yakir Levin, M.D., Ph.D., of Boston and Omer Ibrahim, M.D., of Chestnut Hill, Mass., each will receive</p> Cindy SommerfeldFri, 28 Jul 2017 18:49:30 GMTChoose Skin Health Skin Cancer Screening Program <p>ASDS members can offer free skin cancer screenings through this partnership with Neutrogena. ASDS and Neutrogena provide a variety of materials to volunteers to help you conduct a successful screening. Volunteer today and give back to your community!<br /><br /></p> Cindy SommerfeldFri, 28 Jul 2017 18:49:29 GMT