Cosmetic needs differ for skin of color patients who may require different treatments, says Dr. Eliot Battle who addressed the use of old and new technologies for skin of color patients during this year’s Skin of Color Seminar Series meeting in New York City.
Laser and Light Technology
Laser technologies can be an added benefit to your practice, but be a smart consumer, experts say.
Laser technology may be one of the most important purchases for a dermatology practice. Anne Chapas, M.D., of Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York, suggests that physicians do their research before making such an important investment. “I’ve actually seen people go bankrupt because they didn’t know how to use this very expensive laser that they purchased,” she said. Dr. Chapas suggests the following considerations before making your first purchase.
In this Q&A, Dr. Adrian Gaspar, a cosmetogynecologist in Argentina, addresses the use of lasers to treat incontinence.
As the field of medicine becomes more complex, so do the legal questions that can mean the difference between a lawsuit with a positive result and one with a negative result. Dr. Goldberg looks at 5 potential situations and offers his advice.