Dermatology is a medical branch that deals with skin, hair and nails’ related diseases, and is a specialty with both surgical and medical aspects. The dermatology industry has been growing on the back of accelerated demand, technology advancement, and robust industry trends. Dermatology used to be a small field, but the adoption of technology has changed the big picture for dermatology treatment.
Innovation Revolutionizing the Future of Dermatology Treatments
Digital technologies are on their way to revolutionize the way dermatologists diagnose and treat skin problems and diseases. Technology has been shaping dermatology treatments for years, and the trend is in top gear at present, owing to the surge in the number of personalized dermatology devices designed for the treatment of skin and hair related diseases. Light therapy and laser instruments to treat acne and other skin related problems are witnessing high adoption among dermatologists, owing to their positive results in improving the outcomes of various aesthetic and dermatology treatment. The future of dermatology relies on the continuous developments in technologies designed to optimize patient care. Technology has intrigued in a wide range of arenas, ranging from aesthetics to medical dermatology, being highly driven by novel therapeutics, diagnostics, and health information technologies. One such example of technologically advanced dermatology devices is Lumilisse by Conair™, which is an Intense pulse light (IPL) hair removal device that works on clinically tested, gentle pulsed light technology to safely and effectively remove unwanted hair and prevent re-growth.
Burgeoning Customer Preference for Eco-Friendly Solutions Raising Demand for Herbal Therapy in Dermatology
Herbal therapy is gaining prominence in dermatology on the back of growing demand for eco-friendly solutions to cure skin related diseases. The use of herbal therapies in treating dermatologic disorders date back to thousands of years ago in Europe and Asia, but now they have become an integral part of dermatology treatment.
Microneedling Gaining Popularity as a Dermatology Treatment for Myriad Skin Diseases
Many dermatologists are adopting microneedling to treat a wide range of skin conditions. It is a safe, highly effective and minimally invasive process which creates numerous micro channels on the skin, further leading to a glowing, younger-looking and smooth skin. Dermatologists are adopting this procedure over laser and chemical treatments as it isn’t associated with any kind of trauma or downtime. A recent advancement in this direction is SkinPen, which is the only legally marketed microneedling device in the United States. SkinPen® Precision is the only cleared Class II Microneedling Device with the FDA approval.
Concept of Noninvasive Skin Tightening is Increasingly Becoming Popular In Aesthetic Dermatology
Dermatologists are increasingly following the noninvasive skin tightening concept, with most of the recently developed and introduced technologies being based inducing pandermal heating. This concept allows volumetric contraction of collagen bundles in the dermis and deeper tissues, which enables long-term dermal and deep tissue remodeling, and facilitates collagen tightening. The Polaris™ and ThermaCool™ systems are the pioneering technologies that have been introduced in this setting.
PRP- Non-Surgical Cosmetic Dermatology Treatment to Prevent Balding
Hair loss is a highly prevalent problem, and dermatologists have been trying novel ways to curb this problem. In the recent past, platelet-rich plasma therapy has gained traction for hair loss treatment. It is a small medical treatment that includes three steps, wherein the practitioner draws the patient’s blood, process it and later injects it back in the scalp. Many medical professional claim that PRP injections accelerate natural hair growth and maintain it by boosting the blood supply to the hair follicle, and also increases the thickness of the hair shaft.
Mr. Shambhu Nath Jha is a seasoned consultant and researcher. His research papers have been published in reputed websites and trade journals. His interests include philosophy and history.