July Newsletter

Summer is in full swing! We’ve got a lot of exciting things happening in our offices, and we’re so excited to update all of our patients on what’s on the horizon for the month of July. Here’s a peek at some of the big things that happened over the past month, and what you can look forward to during the month of July!

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Sara McFarland
Tampa Bay’s Dr. Panos Vasiloudes on Global Stage in Italy

For one week in June, men and women from 180 “global societies” descended on Milan. They were dermatologists, not designers, there to transform the Italian epicenter of fashion into the source of “Skin Health for the World”. It’s a tall order but the promise of the 24th World Congress of Dermatology. Not since 2015 had the world congress been held. Among the select speakers was Tampa Bay’s own Dr. Panos Vasiloudes!

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Understanding The Different Types Of Acne & Their Treatment

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans every year. Acne usually begins in puberty and affects many teenagers and young adults, often carrying over into their adult years. Though acne affects so many people, it doesn’t affect them all the same way. Not all acne is created equal—different types of acne require different treatment plans. Below, we talk about different types of acne as well as common methods of treatment for each.

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Botox vs. Dermal Fillers: Which One Is Right For You?

If you’re on the hunt to smooth wrinkles, add volume, or create contour and plumpness, chances are you’ve heard of Botox and dermal fillers. Millions of people each year get Botox and dermal filler treatments. Both have benefits and specific uses, but which is right for your personal goals? Below, we take a look at some key differences between Botox and dermal fillers to help you decide which one is right for you.

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Wrapping Up Our Kennedy Laser Center Open House

On Tuesday we celebrated a huge milestone for Academic Alliance in Dermatology...the launch of our Kennedy Laser Center! We celebrated our launch with an educational open house, where our laser providers educated the public about the state-of-the-art laser technology here at AAD and the benefits of laser treatments. It was a great opportunity for patients who have been interested in learning more about laser treatments to come for a night of fun, enjoy drinks, and get in-depth answers from our providers about how to achieve their aesthetic goals.

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June Newsletter

School is out and summer is officially here! We’ve got a lot of exciting things happening in our offices, and we’re so excited to update all of our patients on what’s on the horizon for the month of June. Here’s a peek at what we’ve been up to recently and what we have coming up next!

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5 Skin Conditions You Can Use Lasers To Treat

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) or laser treatment is an innovative and emerging technology used to treat a myriad of different skin conditions and work to stimulate healing, provide relief to pain, discomfort, and inflammation. Below, we will discuss 5 skin conditions that can be treated with lasers.

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Atopic Dermatitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that affects nearly 15-20% of children and 1-3% of adults worldwide. Atopic dermatitis falls under the umbrella category of what’s more commonly known as eczema. Today, we’ll get into the nitty gritty about what atopic dermatitis is, some of its underlying causes, as well as how to treat it.

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How Does Sculptra Work?

Injectable fillers are one of the most popular aesthetic procedures due to being an easy, convenient, and minimally invasive alternative to traditional plastic surgery procedures. Dermal fillers can be used to soften lines and wrinkles, create plumper, more defined lips, and increase volume in places like the cheekbones. Sculptra is a type of injectable filler that can restore facial volume, which is lost over time due to the body’s natural aging process.

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Wrapping Up Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event

Last Saturday over 100 members from the local Tampa Town and Country community joined us for our 1st annual Melanoma Awareness Event. This was a new event for us, and we could not be more thrilled to see Dr. V’s dreams of educating the local community on the dangers of melanoma and the importance of early detection come to fruition. Thank you to everyone who supported us in this venture!

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3 Reasons To Attend Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event Next Saturday

One week from tomorrow the Academic Alliance in Dermatology will host its first ever Melanoma Awareness Event, an initiative created to raise awareness about the dangers of malignant melanoma and to make skin cancer screenings available to the public, completely free of charge. As an organization that’s incredibly passionate about the prevention and early diagnosis/treatment of skin cancer, this is a cause that’s near and dear to our hearts.

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6 Benefits Of Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is one of the most common aesthetic procedures in the US, and for good reason! If you’re wondering whether or not it’s time to stop worrying about shaving and waxing for good, here are six of our favorite benefits of laser hair removal.  

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3 Common Pediatric Dermatology Conditions

When it comes to skin issues, infants and children are not exempt. Many children suffer from dermatological issues and must seek the treatment of a dermatologist to help alleviate their symptoms. Below are three of the most common pediatric dermatology conditions treated by the board-certified dermatologists at Academic Alliance in Dermatology:

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April Newsletter

Spring has officially sprung, and we could not be more excited for all the changes that it brings with it! Our patients are like family, and we love to keep them updated on what’s happening here at the office, whether it’s the addition of a new provider, exciting new discounts or specials, an upcoming event, or a personal message from one of our own! So, without further ado, here’s a peek at what we’ve been up to recently and what we have on the horizon for April.

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Announcing Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event

We are so excited to announce that for the first time ever we will be hosting a Melanoma Awareness Event for the local community, where we’ll be offering free skin cancer screenings to the public! Join our dermatologists for this free public awareness event, which includes a seminar about Melanoma with our very own Dr. Panos Vasiloudes, a local dermatology legend who has dedicated his 30 year career to the study and treatment of malignant melanoma and the pursuit for a cure.

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The Importance of Annual Skin Checks for Cancer Prevention

While it’s unavoidable to stay completely out of the sun at all times, especially if you live in an area known for its heat and sunshine, there are ways to detect skin issues before they progress into a dangerous form of skin cancer. Below, we’ll discuss the importance of a regular skin check.

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Wrapping Up Our Annual Honoring Women Event

Last week we gathered with over 100 incredible women to celebrate their inner and outer beauty, their strength, and frankly how awesome they are! It was a magical night of music, prizes, demos, laughter, princesses, and pampering. We want to take a moment to thank all of the people who made last night possible.

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What Is Mohs Surgery?

Mohs surgery—also called micrographic surgery—is considered the most effective technique for treating skin cancer. Today the dermatology experts at Academic Alliance in Dermatology discuss what Mohs is, how the surgery works, and what types of skin cancer it treats.

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