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A Closer Look At Cosmetic Solutions For Nails

Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM, RCPS (Glasg) | 1855 reads | 0 comments

With nail art and pedicures on the rise over the last few years, podiatrists must be vigilant on the potential risks for patients. In addition to these issues, this author discusses potential dilemmas that can emerge with the use of gel nails and acrylic nails.

Letters »

Assessing The Role Of Onychomycosis Laser Therapy In Treating Concomitant Tinea Pedis

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Dr. Vlahovic, I read with interest your feature article, “Current and Emerging Agents for Tinea Pedis,” in the April 2014 issue of Podiatry Today.

News and Trends »

September 2014

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A recently introduced House act seeks to reform the process for Medicare to audit Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) claims.

Diabetes Watch »

Emphasizing The Fundamentals And Patient Education In Diabetic Foot Care

Perry Mayer, MB, BCh, CCFP | 419 reads | 0 comments

Treating the diabetic foot is relatively straightforward. We need to ensure that blood flow is adequate, eradicate infection, eliminate pressure from the wound site and regularly remove the dead and devitalized tissue from the affected area. If we do all those things, the wound heals. It really is that simple.

Surgical Pearls »

Emerging Insights On Minimally Invasive Hallux Valgus Correction

Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM, AACFAS, and Guido LaPorta, DPM, FACFAS | 1021 reads | 0 comments

Hallux valgus is a common first ray deformity that can affect the stability of the forefoot. Those with the deformity have complaints of pain, difficulty with ambulation and cosmetic concerns. When conservative measures fail to provide relief, surgical intervention is necessary to realign the osseous and soft tissue structures that contribute to this deformity.

Wound Care Q&A »

Current Insights On Bioengineered Alternative Tissues

Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS | 274 reads | 0 comments

Bioengineered alternative tissues (BATs) can be valuable advanced treatments for wounds that are not healing. These expert panelists share their clinical experience with using BATs, appropriate timing for considering BATs and what wounds they most commonly use BATs to treat.