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The USF Department of Dermatology Clinical Research Team
January 7, 2019

The USF Department of Dermatology has many active clinical trials assessing novel treatments for Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL), Plaque Psoriasis, Pustular Psoriasis, and Atopic Dermatitis.  If you would like more information about our trials, please call the dermatology research hotline at 813-493-3034.

Forget What You Have Heard About “Thread Lifting”
September 5, 2018

  There is a lot of misinformation out there about PDO threads. Some people have heard of the old “thread lifts” which utilized permanent, non-absorbable threads. This procedure was fraught with complications, had to be anchored to the skin, and were eventually pulled by the FDA. Other people are not quite sure what PDO threads are and figure that they […]

Lifetime Achievement Award.
August 13, 2018

On April 14th, 2018 the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery presented Neil A. Fenske, MD, Chairman of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at USF Morsani College of Medicine with the Lifetime Achievement Award. This was In recognition of his 41 years of inspired patient care, mentoring of future dermatologists and lasting impact on the field of dermatology.

Excellence in Leadership Award from the National Psoriasis Foundation.
August 13, 2018

    In appreciation to his commitment and dedication to the treatment of psoriasis patients over his long and notable career, Dr. Fenske was presented with theExcellence in Leadership Award from the National Psoriasis Foundation. Dr. Fenske, professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM), was presented with […]

What Are Milia—and How Do You Get Rid of Them?
August 13, 2018

Ever notice small white or yellow bumps under or on your eyelids or on your nose or cheeks? Those stubborn bumps are technically called milia, tiny cysts that form under the skin. Treat Your Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Milia develop when bits of dead skin cells “get trapped below the skin and create a really hard, little, white ball,” says Neil Alan […]

Be Mine Valentine….
January 30, 2018

How to Get a Perfect Pout for the Big Day! Lip filler is too often touted as overdone, and patients worry about looking “different.” Every day, I tell my patients that they probably see plenty of people with lip injections but have no idea because it looks so natural. There are many great filler products available that create a beautiful, […]

Introducing Alastin’s NEW Restorative Neck Complex!
January 3, 2018

It’s time to get started on your New Years Resolutions. Using Alastin’s new Restorative Neck Complex allows your neck and décolleté area to be the best version of you! This next generation firming treatment was specifically formulated to address the unique challenges of the skin below the chin and chest. It incorporates the Tri-Hex technology that patients continue to see […]

Do you feel like your skin needs a “pick-me-up” before the holidays? It is time to start NOW. We are excited to announce our new Micro Re-texturizing treatment designed to smooth skin, tighten pores, reduce scarring and give your skin the healthy glow you are looking for before the holidays.
November 30, 2017

What does Micro Re-texturizing treat? We use Micro Re-texturing to treat a variety of conditions including acne scarring, stretch marks, uneven texture, large pores, fine lines, and scars. This treatment is best known for it’s ability to restore a youthful healthy glow to the skin and smooth out your texture. What is Micro Re-texturizing? Micro Re-texturizing can also be referred […]

Turning Back the Hands of Time
November 6, 2017

  Almost every day in my clinic patients ask me when white gloves are coming back into style to cover their once more youthful hands. We do such a great job protecting our face and using treatments as well as skincare to reverse visible signs of aging and totally forget about our hands! As we mature the skin becomes thinner […]

Are you seeing “double” in your selfies? … If so we have your treatment!!
October 2, 2017

What does Kybella Treat? Patients often ask how to get rid of the dreaded “double chin”. Men and women alike can be genetically predisposed to having a collection of fat in this area. This product specifically treats that small collection of fat under the chin. What is Kybella? Kybella® is a non-human non-animal formulation of deoxycholic acid that is indication […]

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