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.
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.
How well do you know the law?
Dermatologist and lawyer Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D., explains what cosmetic physicians need to know about the law and how to decrease lawsuit risks.
The aesthetic for-profit practice
Four cosmetic physicians share their most profitable nonsurgical procedures.
Microneedle pretreatment can shorten PDT treatment time for actinic keratoses
Expedited microneedle-assisted photodynamic therapy is a promising option for treatment of actinic keratoses.

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