Advances in technology provide new opportunities for improving office efficiency and better patient care. But they also pose challenges to physicians seeking to take full advantage of these tools, said Amy Derick, M.D. at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery… View the full article hereDetails
Dr. Amy Derick recently served as faculty at the Cosmetic Bootcamp University in Chicago, attended by approximately 50 physicians; including plastic surgeons, dermatologists, ophthalmologists and Ear, Nose and Throat specialists. She is shown in this photo conducting Botox® injections during a live patient demonstration.
Why Am I Going Gray? Sooner or later, even as your hair keeps growing, those little pots of ink in the follicles start running dry. O.K.: there aren’t really little pots. And there isn’t an allotted amount of pigment. But at some point, the production of melanin slows. View full article hereDetails
Smoking, Ink Color Affect Laser Tattoo Removal Regret getting that Chinese character tattoo that turned out to be gibberish? Can’t face turning 30 with the “Hello Kitty” tat you got on a whim a decade ago? You’re not alone. Studies suggest that a third to half of people who get tattoos end up wanting them…Details
Surprise skin care product is tops, say dermatologists When children start getting acne, which usually occurs during the teen years, steps need to be added to their skin care routines. Derick, who is the founder and director of Derick Dermatology in Barrington, recommends that teens wash their face once in the morning and at night…Details
Dr. Derick speaks about “Tattoo infections linked to manufacturers’ ink” on Reuters. The infections prompted an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that uncovered 22 confirmed cases, 4 probable cases, and 27 possible cases of contamination-related infections in New York, Washington, Iowa and Colorado. View the full article hereDetails
Tattoo infections linked to manufacturers’ ink Contaminated tattoo ink caused at least 22 skin and soft tissue infections last fall in four U.S. states, according to an analysis released on Wednesday. The infections prompted an investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that uncovered 22 confirmed cases, 4 probable cases, and 27…Details
Dr. Amy Derick was recently featured on the Chicago CBS news, in the segment, No-Chip Manicures Can Go Wrong.
Dr. Amy Derick was recently featured on the China Central Television (CCTV) news program, Biz Asia America, addressing tattoo remorse and removal in the wake of America’s tough job market.
Dr. Derick comments on sun protection for drivers. Many of us slather on the sunscreen before heading outdoors, but are you applying it before you get in the car for your morning and evening commute? If you’re not, you should be, especially if you spend hours a week driving a car with the sun beating…Details