2018 Annual Meeting Dailies

Advancing flaps for improved facial reconstruction

Flaps are key elements in facial reconstruction. Familiar flap techniques are evolving and new techniques are being introduced. These practices contribute to reconstructions that would have been ... > MORE

AAD selects 2017 Gold Medal recipient

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has selected Stephen I. Katz, MD, PhD, of Bethesda, Maryland, as the 2017 Gold Medal Recipient. Dr. Katz is an internationally respected physician, scientist, ... > MORE

JAK inhibitors show promise for AD

A new class of oral agents may be on the way for atopic dermatitis (AD). Early trials of Janus kinase (or JAK) inhibitors show promise in moderate to severe disease. Prednisone is currently the only ... > MORE

Soft Tissue Augmentation Demos

Seth L. Matarasso, MD, provides his personal “pearls" while demonstrating his treatment of lip lines on a patient volunteer during Friday’s “Soft Tissue Augmentation and Neuromodulators — Simultaneous ... > MORE

Late-breaking Research presented today

Don’t miss out on today’s exciting schedule of late-breaking research. The four two-hour sessions will feature more than 40 abstract presentations that spotlight the latest research in ... > MORE

Melasma hits and misses

Melasma is chronic and prevalent across the globe. Commonly affecting people with dark skin and women, melasma can mimic other pigmentary disorders of the face. Accurate diagnosis is critical for ... > MORE

Celebrating scientific, specialty highlights

Each year, the Plenary session (P151) serves as a high point of the AAD Annual Meeting. The Sunday session will feature a handful of presentations from selected lecturers, as well as a guest speaker. ... > MORE

Clearing up naturally

Conventional pharmaceutical agents are not the only solutions to common dermatologic problems. Natural products can offer practical alternatives for acne, rosacea, hair loss, immunologic disorders, ... > MORE

Q&A: Current and future state of tumors and inflammatory skin diseases

George Han, MD, PhD, and Adam Friedman, MD, spoke with Dermatology World Meeting News to discuss some of the recent advances in treating tumors and inflammatory skin diseases and what could be coming ... > MORE

Pain management for the dermatologist

Pain is a commonly presented symptom to dermatologists, both in the acute and chronic settings. How to choose the appropriate pain management path was the topic of Friday’s session “Pain Management ... > MORE