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MEET TINA ALSTER, MD: WASHINGTON, DC LASER DERMATOLOGIST

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Posted by 06.14.15

Washington DC-based laser dermatologist Tina Alster, MD, is a true Renaissance woman.  A pioneer in laser dermatology, Alster broke through the glass ceiling early on to claim her place in a field largely dominated by male engineers and scientists.  She founded The Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery in 1990, as the first private practice in the world exclusively dedicated to the development and delivery of advanced laser skin treatments, and has also launched W for Men, an offshoot that focuses solely on male skin care. Most recently she opened a new facility in Chevy Chase, Maryland where dermatologists Rebecca Kazin and Elizabeth Tanzi treat patients.

Alster has been l

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PLAYING SAFE IN THE SUN IS IMPORTANT FOR ALL SKIN TONES

Posted by 05.31.14

People with darker skin tones may think they have a built in barrier against skin cancer, but according to the Women’s Dermatologic Society, this just isn’t true. African American are more likely to die of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than Caucasians, even though Caucasians are much more likely to develop the disease. The five-year survival rate for African Americans is 78%, significantly lower than the rate for Caucasians, which is 92%.

The reason for this is simple: the common misconception that protection from the sun is not necessary for those with darker skin tones. As a result, people of color are more likely to wait until the disease has reached an advanced st

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MEET MARY LUPO, MD: NEW ORLEANS DERMATOLOGIST

Posted by 12.08.13

Mary P. Lupo, MD, remembers exactly where she was and what she was doing when the first filler received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The year was 1983, and the filler was Zyderm collagen. She knew it was the beginning of something big, and asked her then supervisor to incorporate injections into the core curriculum via a resident cosmetic clinic.

Lupo, a board-certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, was right and remains on the front lines of minimally invasive cosmetic surgery to this day. Now, some three decades later, Zyderm and other collagen-based fillers have been usurped by a

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SOS – SAVE OUR SKIN – La Roche-Posay Continues Its Commitment to Sun Safety

Posted by 05.21.11

La Roche-Posay is on a mission to save us from ourselves by changing our sun protection behavior – or lack thereof. Now in its second year, the SOS – Save Our Skin campaign has spread the message of urgency about using daily SPF all over the web to encourage regular skin checks which can save lives.
This year’s SOS – Save Our Skin campaign is all about education and skin checks. 1,995 kits containing all the tools they need to inform patients about skin checks. Plus there is a new iPhone application, “My UV Check,” which provides a daily index for UVA/UVB exposure whereever you are so you know how to protect your skin.

La Roche-Posay is generously supporting the  Women’s Der

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