2016 Annual Meeting Dailies

Tanning bed regs

During his address at this morning's Plenary, President-Elect Abel Torres, MD, JD, will talk about how you can send a letter to the FDA in support of the proposed indoor tanning rules which would ... > MORE

One-stop melanoma care

A patient slated for aggressive melanoma surgery decided to first seek out a second opinion from a multidisciplinary melanoma care center. When the center's dermatopathologists reviewed her lymph node ... > MORE

‘Pearls and Pitfalls’ addresses challenges of beginning practice

Young physicians entering their first years of practice are treading on new turf, but a session presented Monday is designed to help them take those first steps on solid ground rather than tumbling ... > MORE

‘Boards and Beyond’: Speakers provide tips on taking the certification exam and life afterward

Residents face many challenges as they prepare for the next phase of their careers, and Saturday they were treated to words of wisdom related to many of those challenges, from preparing for board ... > MORE

Controversies: Drug costs, non-physician providers discussed

Several speakers debated the impact of medications and mid-level providers on costs during Friday's “Controversies in Dermatology” (F046). Mark Lebwohl, MD, and Charles W. Stiefel presented “Cost of ... > MORE

Gel manicure lamps may be dangerous

Gel manicures have revolutionized the nail cosmetics industry because they are so durable, but the ultraviolet nail lamps used to cure the gels emit potentially harmful UVA rays. A presentation Monday ... > MORE

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and the dermatologist

I see the human face as the medium I enjoy as an artist” said Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD, president and CEO of Yag-Howard Dermatology Center in Naples, Florida. “Unlike virtually any other form of art, the ... > MORE

Experts cover hot topics: Attendees pinpoint topics they are most curious about

One of the most popular sessions at the Annual Meeting is “Hot Topics” because attendees help choose the subjects they want addressed. Friday, an expert faculty presented updates on the selected ... > MORE

Less invasive treatment options: Nonsurgical options seek to get to the root of the problem

Patients are demanding less invasive skin cancer treatments with minimal downtime for recuperation. To deliver on their expectations safely, Anthony M. Rossi, MD, offered the best mix of therapy ... > MORE

Syphilis: Dermatologists should watch for telltale signs of resurgent disease state

Syphilis is the comeback kid re-emerging throughout the United States, and dermatologists are in a prime position to detect the disease, which can include debilitating neurosyphilis and ocular ... > MORE