15th World Congress of the IACD
Dresden, Germany July 1-3, 2021

Obesity

OBESITY Obesity is more than being considerably overweight. • Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated by dividing a person’s body weight in kilograms by the height in meters squared (weight [kg] height [m]2) or by using the conversion with pounds (lbs) and inches...

MESOTHERAPY

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology MESOTHERAPY Mesotherapy is best defined as the introduction of a solution under the skin in an effort to melt fat. From that simple definition flows a great deal of misinformation and bad things that can happen to...

LIPS WITHOUT GLOSS

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology LIPS WITHOUT GLOSS The lips are subject to constant exposure to sunlight and to materials that go inside the oral cavity. This is, in addition, to all of the cosmetics that are used and placed on them, especially by women....

LATEX GLOVE ALLERGY

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology LATEX GLOVE ALLERGY Gloves are great for protecting the hands from irritants, chemicals, and germs. Unfortunately, sometimes gloves can hurt rather than help. (Figure 1) When people develop dermatitis on their hands after...

INTEGRATIVE REMEDIES

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology INTEGRATIVE REMEDIES Integrative remedies are usually not subjected to appropriate clinical trials and/or evidence-based criteria. Generally, once they have undergone such scrutiny, they become part of mainstream medicine....

HAIR

International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology HAIR Many individuals want to protect or enhance their appearance to ensure it is presentable to the world; however, an individual’s good intentions sometimes have negative consequences. Such can occur after the...