Root Skin Experts <p> ASDS Skin Experts Learn about the latest skin condition and treatment news at the ASDS Blog. </p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:32:41 GMTVisiting Professor Program <p>The ASDS is pleased to announce the first Visiting Professors: E. Victor Ross, MD, Mitch Goldman, MD, Alastair Carruthers, FRCPC, R. Rox Anderson, MD, Harold J. Brody, MD, Thomas E. Rohrer, MD.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:04:59 GMTASDS Marketplace <p>ASDS Marketplace</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:24:45 GMTASDS Procedural CME Courses <a title="REGISTER NOW" href="">REGISTER NOW</a> for the Mastery of Lasers for Optimal Patient Outcomes course on April 20-21 in New York, N.Y. Experts will explore the latest technology and techniques - presenting the best practices, real-world examples and applications from their own experience - all with ample opportunity for questions, dialogue and networking. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:40:40 GMTThe Art and Science of Soft-tissue Fillers and Neuromodulators <p>Philadelphia, PA: April 12-13, 2014 Dallas, TX: Oct. 25-26, 2014: Enhance your outcomes in soft-tissue fillers and neuromodulators with these comprehensive, hands-on training courses. Limited to 50 attendees for customized instruction, these courses are led by ASDS experts sharing the latest treatment options, best practices, tips and techniques. Live patient demonstrations let you see expert approaches on how to evaluate the face, choose the best treatments and optimize results. Then perfect your techniques with advice from the experts as you get hands-on experience using the newest surgical models that include features of an aging face. Appropriate for all skill levels.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:37:34 GMTChoose Skin Health Skin Cancer Screening Program <p>The ASDS is pleased to announce that the Society is partnering with Neutrogena to provide an enhanced skin cancer screening program for both members and the public. The ASDS and Neutrogena will be providing a variety of materials to volunteers to help you conduct a successful screening. Volunteer today and help us reach our goal of more than 400 ASDS volunteer screeners! <br /><br /></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:18:30 GMTSkin Cancer Screening Program Frequently Asked Questions <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Verdana">Participation is easy. Simply fill out the volunteer form and fax it to the ASDS at 847-956-0999. </font></span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:15:32 GMTMedia <p>New Study: Dermatologists most qualified for skin cancer, cosmetic procedures Primary care physicians say dermatologists are better qualified than other specialists to perform skin cancer surgery as well as a variety of other cosmetic procedures. Learn More » Sun Safe Soccer vital in fight against skin </p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:08:27 GMT2013 Cutting Edge Research Grant Winners <p> The Cutting Edge Research Grant Program unites education and innovation to encourage and stimulate clinical research and the transfer of new technologies from the research settings to surgical practice. Since 2000, the ASDS has awarded more than $1 million in</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:10:21 GMTMedia <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the source for scientific information on the surgical and interventional treatments of skin aging and skin disease. Contact the ASDS Communications Manager today at 847-956-0900 to connect with dynamic spokespeople and leaders in the profession.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:08:09 GMTVaricose Veins <p>Spider veins are formed by the dilation of a small group of blood vessels located close to the surface of the skin. Although they can appear anywhere on the body, spider veins are most commonly found on the face and legs. They usually pose no health hazard, but may produce a dull aching in the legs after prolonged standing and indicate more severe venous disease.<br /></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:07:27 GMTPulsed Light Therapy for Varicose Veins Pulsed light therapy delivers a concentrated pulse of light to the varicose vein, generating heat and damaging the walls of the vein. The vein shrinks and disappears. Surrounding tissue is not harmed during the treatment. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:05:10 GMTRadiofrequency Ablation for Varicose Veins Radiofrequency ablation uses targeted laser energy to seal off varicose veins. This treatment was developed by dermatologic surgeons. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:04:41 GMTIntravascular Laser Therapy for Varicose Veins Intravascular laser therapy, also known as endovenous laser therapy, uses targeted laser energy to seal off varicose veins. The procedure was developed by dermatologic surgeons. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:04:04 GMTSclerotherapy for Varicose Veins Sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution directly into the vein that causes it to scar and collapse, forcing blood to reroute through healthier veins. The collapsed vein is reabsorbed into local tissue and eventually fades. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:56:48 GMTAmbulatory Phlebectomy for Varicose Veins Ambulatory phlebectomy is an outpatient procedure developed by dermatologic surgeons that removes superficial veins through small, slit-like incisions in the skin. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:56:14 GMTASDS Annual Meeting to Highlight Latest in Dermatologic Surgery Field <p> ASDS Annual Meeting to Highlight Latest in Dermatologic Surgery Field Session includes chance for ABD-MOC credits at no extra fee 2014-04-10 New developments in dermatologic surgery – ranging from research breakthroughs and innovative technologies to advances in skin cancer and cosmetic skin t</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:42:03 GMTAmbulatory Phlebectomy <p>Ambulatory phlebectomy is an outpatient procedure that removes superficial veins through small, slit-like incisions in the skin.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:22:59 GMTCorporate Partner Benefits and Programs <p>Uniqe opportunities to partner with the ASDS and dermasurgeons — the specialists consumers choose to treat their skin health and beauty through every stage of life. Today, ASDS members are recognized within the medical community as leaders in the field of dermatology and as advocates for patient safety. ASDS members not only lead the field of specialists in the treatment of skin cancer, but also are the premier specialty group trained to treat skin and soft tissue in both medically necessary and cosmetic surgical and non-surgical methods. That’s why dermatologic surgeons are the public’s choice for protecting skin health or restoring a more vibrant, youthful appearance.<br /></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:06:11 GMTCorporate Partner Benefits and Opportunities <p>Sponsorship Programs and Opportunities Partner with the ASDS and dermatologic surgeons — the specialists consumers choose to treat their skin health and beauty through every stage of life. Education and Research Support Dermasurgery Advancement Fund </p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:05:03 GMTInternational Preceptorship <p>This ASDS program assists international dermatologic surgeons in visiting a Preceptor in the U.S. to expand their knowledge of procedures and advanced techniques not available in their country of origin.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:58:02 GMTASDS Annual Meeting <p>The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Annual Meeting is the most comprehensive educational experience for leaders in the fields of cosmetic and reconstructive dermatologic surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology, and general dermatology. More than 800 physicians and other health care professionals are expected to come to Washington, D.C. to increase their understanding of sophisticated innovations in dermatologic research, technology, products and services.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:50:55 GMTState Dermatology Societies <p>List of state dermatology societies' contact information</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:00:40 GMTInternational Traveling Mentorship Program This ASDS program enhances the exchange of information and body of knowledge of dermatologic surgery between the US and International community of dermatologic surgeons. ASDS allows dermatologic surgeons to visit a host institution in another country or host a dermatologic surgeon from another county for a defined period of teaching, surgical demonstration and table-side exchange. Jolene KremerWed, 09 Apr 2014 13:18:42 GMTASDSA helps patients learn 'who's behind the white coat' <p> ASDS helps patients learn 'who's behind the white coat' Survey reveals desire for truth in medical advertising 2014-04-08 Voices advocating for truth in medical advertising are being amplified with the help of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association. Results from an ASDS Fu</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:31:07 GMT