American Academy of Dermatology Highlights Skin, Hair and Nail News at Annual Scientific Meeting

MIAMI BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2013) - The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) is holding its 71st Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla., March 1-5, 2013, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. With an anticipated attendance of more than 18,000, this meeting will feature world-renowned leaders in the field of dermatology presenting the latest research in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

Scientific News
This kit features some of the news and research that will be presented during the 71st Annual Meeting, including the following news releases:

  • Gel Manicures Can Be Tough on Nails
  • Botulinum Toxin May Hold Untapped Potential for Common Skin Diseases
  • It's a Guy Thing: Cosmetic Procedures Surge Among Men
  • Tailored Acne Treatments Help Women Address Adult Acne with the Added Benefit of Improving Aging Skin
  • Dermatologist Warns Consumers About Complications Linked to Newer Tattoo Inks
  • Studies Demonstrate Need for Older Men to Screen Themselves for Skin Cancer
  • Skin Can Show First Signs of Some Internal Diseases

Other Academy announcements are available in the Academy's Newsroom.

Media planning to attend the 71st Annual Meeting must register on-site in the Academy Press Office located in the West Lobby of the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Press Office phone number is (786) 276-4527.

Celebrating 75 years of promoting skin, hair and nail health
Headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 17,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM (3376) or Follow the Academy on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology) or Twitter (@AADskin).

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Contact Information:

Kara Jilek
(847) 240-1701

Allison Sit
(847) 240-1746