A recent article in Dermatologic Surgery* presented results from a study looking into which medical specialties are pioneering and advancing aesthetic procedures the most. Not surprisingly, dermatologists were at the top of the list for almost all categories and many of these leading innovators are right here at SkinCare Physicians near Boston. Learn why these results should matter to patients.
Teaching and mentorship are one of the most important and rewarding parts of what we do at SkinCare Physicians, along with superb patient care and clinical research. Since the founding of SkinCare Physicians 15 years ago, we have been involved in helping to further train dermatologists. Each year there are three fellows who work along with us helping to take care of patients, participating in research studies, and being involved with other academic studies or projects. We’ve had the opportunity to train over 50 fellows at SkinCare Physicians who are now practicing dermatology around the country and overseas. Fellows are … Continue reading
Nearly a year ago SkinCare Physicians’ long time fellowship training was accredited through the ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Accreditation Program. ASDS launched the program in summer 2013 to promote comprehensive post-residency training in cosmetic dermatologic surgery procedures. Soon our three Fellows, Drs. Emily Keller, Kathryn Kent and Laurel Morton, will “graduate” from our program and move on bigger things, enthusiastic and positive about their training at SkinCare Physicians near Boston. They shared their experience in the following article published in the May-June 2014 issue of Currents, the ASDS magazine. A TREMENDOUS BOOST Program: SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, Mass. Co-directors: … Continue reading
Cellulite afflicts 80% of post-pubertal females of all races; men are rarely affected. To diminish or eliminate this condition, patients spend billions of dollars annually on treatments that are largely ineffective. SkinCare Research, near Boston, along with SkinCare Physicians’ Dr. Michael Kaminer recently completed over 3 years of clinical trials on a new cellulite treatment device that has been shown to be safe and effective in reducing the appearance of cellulite. Cellulite is a term used to describe the dimpled appearance of skin caused by subcutaneous fat deposits and fibrous septae. The new device, developed by Cabochon Aesthetics, is intended … Continue reading
People participate in dermatology research for several reasons. Some hope to get the most advanced treatment available for dermatological conditions or illnesses. Others participate because they want to assist scientists in developing better ways to help and treat people. In the Clinical Studies Center at SkinCare Physicians near Boston, we see on average over one hundred volunteers every year. Research is our best hope for understanding and treating many dermatological conditions. Thanks to volunteers’ help, medical researchers are learning more and more about the causes of many disorders, and are finding new ways to treat and prevent illnesses. Without this … Continue reading
Did you know that SkinCare Physicians has its own world renowned research center? Under the leadership of our physicians and through the collaborative efforts of our research group we have helped to advance the field of dermatology, skin surgery, laser and cosmetic surgery. The center was established over a decade ago to help develop new and innovative technologies. Many of the procedures offered in our practice today such as Thermage, Fraxel, Zeltiq, and Miradry along with Botox and fillers were evaluated and tested in our clinical studies center and approved through our research efforts. Carefully screened and eligible individuals are … Continue reading