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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.

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 […]

Introducing Juvederm Vollure XC!
September 5, 2017

Allergan, the makers of Botox and Juvederm have added a new filler to their portfolio! Juvederm Vollure is the most versatile filler to hit the market. Although it was just recently approved by the FDA, it has been used in Europe since 2013. It utilizes a specialized Vycross technology that gives the hyaluronic acid gel filler a smooth look and […]

5 Reasons We Love the New Lytera 2.0!
March 1, 2017

The New Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum is similar to the original Lytera® Skin Brightening Serum from SkinMedica®, but with all new and improved benefits! This non-prescription, hydroquinone-free, retinol-free, paraben-free, and non-comedogenic serum is designed to lighten and brighten the complexion while preventing the formation of new hyperpigmentation.  This serum has many benefits of the original system but it is […]

Nervous to try out fillers? Here is an option for you! All great information on the newest filler we carry, offering subtle and beautiful results! – Carli Himelman, MSN, ARNP, FP-C
January 30, 2017

1.) You will see results that last Volbella® is a hyaluronic acid (HA) filler made with a patented Vycross® technology that blends different forms and sizes of HA (a natural sugar found within our skin). This cross-linked technology is the reason that Volbella® is able to produce lasting results for a greater duration of time when compared to other fillers […]

Treatment of the Month: Introducing the Lumenis ResurFX, our first true fractional, non-ablative resurfacing laser!
January 10, 2017

Skin resurfacing lasers are used to treat fine lines/wrinkles, scarring, age spots, pore size, pigmentation concerns, sun damage, and much more. This brief in-office treatment allows you to attain long-lasting results with much less downtime when compared with traditional CO2 resurfacing procedures. The Lumenis ResurFX is the ideal procedure for the patient that wants to rejuvenate and brighten their skin […]

Treat texture, tone, and color all in one day at the office with combined Intense Pulsed Light & Sublative treatments!
January 4, 2017

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a light based therapy that emits broad spectrum pulses of light instead of a single wavelength of light like a laser does. These pulses of light penetrate below the skin’s surface at different depths and treat either skin pigment (brown spots), blood vessels (redness), or both. The use of different wavelengths of light is why […]

TNS Essential Serum by SkinMedica… Your skin’s ultimate rejuvenation treatment cocktail!
January 4, 2017

  This all in one rejuvenation product helps to combat free radical damage while working to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and the overall texture of your skin. TNS Essential Serum comes in a dual chamber pump containing a growth factor complex on one side and a complex rich in peptides, antioxidants, hyaluronic filling spheres, and a natural […]

Do You Stick With It? Do you need a sticky-note reminder?
December 6, 2010

Adherence to treatment, sticking with it when topical or oral treatment is prescribed generally improves results.  In general, people tend to follow directions in taking or applying medicines 50 to 80 percent of the time, meaning 20 to 50 percent do not. Several recent studies have demonstrated this lack of compliance.  Many times with chronic skin conditions such as acne […]

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