Energy-based treatment advantages for acne

David Goldberg, MD, Cheryl Guttman Krader; Dermatology Times & Modern Medicine Network

Laser- and light-based treatments for acne have a long history of use and address the desire for interventions that can overcome the problems of poor patient compliance with topical therapies and side effects accompanying systemic medications. In addition, the energy-based approaches are relatively easy to perform, safe, and effective, at least compared with sham treatment. Predictability, however, has been an ongoing issue.

Two novel energy-based approaches, one that was approved for the treatment of mild-to-moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris in 2012, and the other that is now being investigated in an FDA clinical trial in the United States, are generating excitement about the potential to expand the role for energy-based device treatment of acne, says David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D., director, Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of NY/NJ, New York, NY.

Dr. Goldberg discussed these modalities at the South Beach Symposium (Miami Beach, Fla., February 2016).

“We are on the cusp of an exciting new era in the treatment of acne,” he says.
The approach that is already available uses a 650-microsecond 1064-nm Nd:YAG laser (Neo, Aerolase). Dr. Goldberg notes that Nd:YAG laser treatment for acne is not new. The near infrared light emitted by these devices targets water in the sebaceous gland and causes a decrease in gland size and function through heating.

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Hyperpigmentation

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Acne

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• Provide support to the Controller and the management team
• Maintain day-to-day financial accounting functions, including A/P, A/R, expense tracking
• Support the month-end close process, ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements.
• Uploading annual budget and tracking actual to budget variances
• Use of financial reporting software
• Support external auditors and other required outside reporting requirements
• Participation in quarterly inventory reconciliations
• Assist team with projects such as policy creation, system implementation, client support etc.

• Some experience with and strong understanding of the monthly close process and technical accounting
• Detailed oriented, with ability to see the big picture
• Self-starter who can work independently and employ time management skills to meet deadlines.
• Knowledge of MS Excel (V-lookup, formulas, pivot tables).
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting a MUST, good understanding of GAAP
• 1-3 years’ experience in an accounting function (including internship)
• General Ledger/Operational Accounting experience
• Knowledge of Quickbooks or other reporting software a plus (more the better)
• Industry experience a plus

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Aerolase Corporation, a leading aesthetic laser innovator, seeks a Senior Accountant. Having made the Inc. 5000 list as one of the world’s fastest growing private companies as well as annual best-in-class product awards, Aerolase has transformed the market with products that provide uniquely tolerable treatments to the patients and exceptionally high ROI for the practitioners. The company offers competitive and an exciting high-growth company culture.

Senior Accountant:

• Provide support to the Controller and the management team
• Own day-to-day financial accounting functions, including A/P, A/R, expense tracking
• Assist in establishing and maintaining policies & procedures in accordance with GAAP and Aerolase policy
• Key contributor to the month-end close process, ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements.
• Assist in the preparation of management reports – (cash management, various projections, month end reporting package)
• Involvement with the annual budget process
• Use of financial reporting software
• Support external auditors and other required outside reporting requirements
• Prepare and submit payroll
• Participation in quarterly inventory reconciliation to the perpetual
• Ad hoc projects

• Strong knowledge of the monthly close process and technical accounting

• Detailed oriented, with ability to see the big picture

• Experience in continuous improvement and accounting best practices

• Self-starter who can work independently and employ time management skills to meet deadlines.

• System savvy – ability to learn new financial software

• Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel (V-lookup, formulas, pivot tables).

• Global consolidations experience a plus

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting a MUST, good understanding of GAAP

• 3+ years’ experience working as a staff/senior accountant

• General Ledger/Operational Accounting experience a must

• Extensive knowledge of Quickbooks and other reporting software

• Prior involvement with system implementation

• Prior public accounting experience (any size firm) a plus

• Industry experience a plus

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