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The FDA has approved onabotulinumtoxinA as a temporary treatment for adults with moderate-to-severe forehead lines caused by frontalis muscle activity.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Oct. 10, 2017) —

The FDA has cleared the StarWalker® MaQX Q-Switched laser system to be used for treating tattoos, pigmented and vascular lesions, acne and scars, and hair reduction.

The U.S. FDA has approved adalimumab-adbm (Cyltezo) — a biosimilar for Humira — for several conditions including moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Sept. 19, 2017) —

The recent shortage of sodium bicarbonate and lidocaine hydrochloride injection with epinephrine that has plagued physicians and hospitals will be coming to an end. But when?

The FDA has granted ‘breakthrough therapy’ status to Abeona Therapeutics’ EB-101 gene therapy for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB).

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Aug. 29, 2017) —

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Aug. 8, 2017) —

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2018 Annual Meeting
Feb. 16-20, 2018
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Latest Publications

October 2017
Dermatology World

Access granted: Improving access for referrals 

A pain in the leg...hip, knee, arm: Managing contact dermatitis in patients with metal implants and prosthetics 

Balance due: Practical strategies for dealing with high deductibles 
October 2017

Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation: A comprehensive overview

When does atopic dermatitis warrant systemic therapy? Recommendations from an expert panel

Variations in risk of asthma and seasonal allergies between early- and late-onset pediatric atopic dermatitis

2017 Summer Meeting
AAD Meeting News

  • Advances in lasers, PRP, gene editing, and more

  • Physician burnout: Trying to reverse the trend

  • Hair loss and inflammation: Seeking the connection

  • All things considered — a primer on contracts for residents

  • Boards Fodder: Monitoring systemic dermatology medications

  • Career case study: Pediatric dermatology


Fall 2017

Making a lasting impression

The power of collaboration

In the Community: Humanitarianism abroad