dermatology

Artificial Intelligence Better Than a Dermatologist

Contributed by Dr. Jennifer Lee, Board-certified Dermatologist A new report from Annals of Oncology shows that Artificial Intelligence (AI) may be better at diagnosing Melanomas than human Dermatologists. Deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) is a form of AI that can be trained to differentiate between benign and malignant skin lesions. In this study out of […]

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Is sunscreen killing off Coral Reef?

Contributed by Dr. Jennifer Lee, Board-certified Dermatologist Hawaii just passed a state law banning the sale of sunscreens containing the ingredients Oxybenzone and Octinoxate, making the state the first in the world to pass such a bill. The law goes into effect January 1, 2021 and is an effort to combat harmful effects from these ingredients […]

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New treatment approved for excessive Underarm Sweating

Contributed by Dr. Jennifer Lee, Board-certified Dermatologist Hot off the presses! The FDA has approved a new topical treatment (to be called Qbrexza) for underarm sweating (Axillary Hyperhidrosis) for anyone over 9 years old. The active ingredient in this new treatment is Glycopyrronium tosylate, which acts to block sweat production. Glycopyrronium inhibits the chemical signaling which […]

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REN Dermatology’s Dr. Jennifer Lee talks skincare regimen tips on Dr. Oz

We’re excited to share that REN Dermatology was featured on the Dr. Oz show and The Oz Blog! Yesterday, Dr. Jennifer Lee discussed skin care, optimal ingredients to look for, and how to get healthy radiant skin on the Dr. Oz Show! Click here to see the full segment in addition to the “Digital Exclusive:Why You Should Take […]

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7 facts you may not know about Basal Cell Carcinoma

Bethenny Frankel, the reality television star of Real Housewives of NYC and the creator of the SkinnyGirl cocktail/spirits brand, recently shared her diagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma skin cancer. She was asked by a follower on Instagram why she had a bandage on her face, and she explained that she had recently had a biopsy […]

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Skin Issues after Organ Transplant Surgery

Kudos to Selena Gomez for sharing the news of her recent kidney transplant. Selena has previously disclosed to the public about her diagnosis of Lupus, an autoimmune condition which can affect multiple organ systems, including kidney, heart, joints, skin and much more. It may not be well known that organ transplant recipients can suffer from […]

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We can offer safe & effective treatments for psoriasis: featuring Dr. Christina Gelbard

Why light therapy is a safe & effective treatment for psoriasis | June 2017 By Dr. Christina Gelbard Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that can be very distressing for patients, especially at this time of year. Because the skin develops red, flaky patches, it can be difficult to wear shorts, t-shirts, or swimsuits […]

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An Evening of “Brides, Beauty and Bubbly”

REN Dermatology was honored and excited to host a night of “Brides, Beauty and Bubbly”! Nashville and Franklin’s top event planners joined us for a Champagne cocktail hour and Live Demonstrations of some of our popular treatments including Ultherapy, Hydrafacial MD and UltraShape Power. At REN Dermatology, one of our favorite things is consulting on brides-to-be, […]

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