ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Quadrant HealthCom Inc (QHI) has changed the publication frequency of Cosmetic Dermatology®.
In 2013, Cosmetic Dermatology® will be published 4 times (February,
May, July, October) and will mail to dermatologists with our sister publication
The online archive of clinical content for Cosmetic Dermatology®
(June 2006 through September 2012) remains accessible here; the Web site will be
updated quarterly with articles from the print edition. Users now have open access
to PDFs of articles in our online archive. No part of the publication may be reproduced,
stored, or transmitted without the prior written permission of the publisher. Should
you wish to order reprints of an article (>100 copies), please contact
Sharon Finch. For permission to reprint a figure or table, please contact
Additionally, QHI has acquired the newsmagazine Skin & Allergy News from
the International Medical News Group (IMNG). QHI and IMNG are now doing business
as Frontline Medical Communications Inc. For more discussions in dermatology, look
to concise clinical articles that present the practical side of dermatology to improve
patient care in our sister publication
Cutis® as well as top news in dermatology in Skin & Allergy News.
Thank you for your continued support. It has been a privilege to contribute to the
education of dermatologists over the last 25 years as the field of cosmetic dermatology
has emerged and advanced, and we look forward to continuing to provide content written
by industry leaders on the latest technology and techniques in appearance-related
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