INTRODUCTION Smooth muscle hamartoma (SMH) is derived from benign proliferation of smooth muscle bundles in the dermis . It usually presents at birth or shortly thereafter. However, acquired lesions have also been reported, although considered extremely rare. Only 12 cases have been published in the English medical literature to date, five of which were believed to have originated from arrector pili […]
Introduction Nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis or tinea unguium is an infection of the toe- or fingernail through dermatophyte. Nail fungus is typically yeast or mould based . 90 % of the cases of onychomycosis are through dermatophyte of the species Trichophyton rubrum or T. mentagrophytes [4, 9]. There are many factors that can […]
In this post marketing study our primary objective was to assess the safety of Crystalys, a new calcium hydroxyapatite based filler, in subjects who received sub-dermal or deep-dermal injections for facial soft tissue augmentation. The secondary objective was to evaluate the performance of Crystalys within six months of injection.
It was a great pleasure to be invited by Dr. Ines Verner to take part in the above mentioned Masterclass in Tel Aviv. On behalf of the Israel Society of Dermatology and Venerology and the Vitiligo Research Foundation, the Organizing Committee, together with the Scientific Committee led by Prof. Reuven Bergman, a comprehensive scientific program, […]
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Cologne have discovered brain cells, which not only tell hungry mice to search for food, but also to limit blood sugar use by the brown fat tissue. This could ensure the survival of mice when they cannot find enough to eat. What happens when […]
The Medical Board of Australia has issued guidelines for medical practitioners who perform cosmetic medical and surgical procedures. ‘The guidelines will help keep patients safe, without imposing an unreasonable regulatory burden on practitioners,’ said Board Chair, Dr Joanna Flynn AM. They apply to all medical practitioners, including specialist plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons and […]
Dr. Mathew Avram, has been elected President of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) for 2017. The election was by vote of the 4,000 members of the multidisciplinary society. Dr. Avram will serve as Vice President in 2015 and President-Elect in 2016. ASLMS is the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to promoting […]