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Starting a dermatology practice is a dream shared by many dermatologists. Objectively, the promise of having the freedom to decide how and when you work, being able to build a business the way you envision it, and creating a legacy that can endure for many years to come are all attractive aspects of starting a practice. However, starting your own business is never easy. You have to consider start-up costs, revenue generation, the time commitment of running everything yourself—it can…

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Have you been searching for laser equipment that can do it all? Look no further than Sciton. If you’ve ever considered purchasing a Sciton laser for your practice, but you aren’t sure if it’s the best choice for you and your patients, this article is for you. Keep reading to learn more about the company that makes these laser devices and the devices themselves! Meet Sciton A little over 25 years ago, Sciton was founded in Palo Alto, California with…

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For patients seeking skincare treatments, there are a number of different establishments to choose from, each staffed with professionals equipped with different expertise. It’s no wonder many patients become hopelessly confused. Do they need a dermatologist to treat varicose veins, for instance? And could they find one at a clinic or a medspa? While patients have a lot of questions around navigating the skincare industry, you may be surprised to learn that skincare professionals themselves may also be unsure of…

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Birthmarks. Most of us have them, many of us love them, and all of us have seen them. These skin growths typically appear at or shortly after birth, and while they may fade over time, they often stick around for quite a while.  Most birthmarks fall into one of two categories: pigmented birthmarks or vascular birthmarks. Pigmented birthmarks are caused by an excess of melanocytes (the pigment cells that give your skin its color), while vascular birthmarks occur when blood…

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Scarring is a very normal part of wound healing for humans, and most of the time, any resulting scars are minor and fade over time. Some scars, though, can be incredibly bothersome, causing physical symptoms such as itching, skin tightness, and loss of motion. They can also be disfiguring and upsetting for individuals. When a scar is problematic enough that it requires intervention of some kind, laser treatments are a popular route taken. While no treatment can completely make scars…

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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 15.6 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2020 alone, and of those cosmetic procedures, 234,374 of them were facelifts. However, while there’s no questioning the popularity of facelifts, they aren’t for everyone. The recovery is long and often painful, they aren’t without their risks, and the procedure is quite expensive. The average cost of a facelift is $8,005, and that price doesn’t even include anesthesia, operating room facilities, and other related expenses. …

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When cosmetic lasers for hair removal and wrinkle reduction were first approved by the FDA back in the 1990s, the devices were only safe for a small portion of the population. Just a handful of wavelengths had been approved at that time for laser hair removal, all of which worked strictly on patients with fair skin and dark hair. And when it came to wrinkle reduction, the options weren’t much better. At the time, only ablative lasers, which removed the…

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When a patient wants to treat signs of aging on their face and neck such as sagging skin, the appearance of wrinkles, or excess fat, a common treatment offered to them is a facelift, otherwise known as a rhytidectomy. While a facelift can have dramatic results, it’s still a surgical procedure, and surgeries come with many risks and drawbacks such as anesthesia complications, infection, bleeding, scarring, prolonged swelling, pain, and skin irregularities. After a facelift, patients can expect several weeks…

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Which treatments a patient opts to undergo is ultimately up to them, but as their trusted medical professional, your expertise will be an invaluable resource as they weigh their options. However, when patients come to you hoping to change something about their appearance, there are a multitude of directions you could lead them in. Serums, creams, and lifestyle changes can have modest effects, but if the patient is looking for more dramatic results, the best option is likely plastic surgery…

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As of today, over 145 million Americans have tattoos, but not everyone remains satisfied with the finished piece. As the tattoo industry has grown, so has the need for tattoo removal. Whether it’s a poorly rendered rose or the name of an ex-lover, many tattoos wear out their welcome. In fact, the tattoo removal market is expected to hit a whopping 12.7% year-over-year growth through 2023. So, if you’re considering adding or upgrading tattoo removal services to your dermatology practice,…

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