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  • n. the surgical treatment of benign and malignant skin conditions; dermatologic surgery


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  • Of the topical gels that claim to reduce scarring, Mederma "probably works best," says Dr. Hayes Gladstone, director of the division of dermasurgery at Stanford University.

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  • dermasurgery is not confined to "dermatologists." All physicians who surgically treat benign and malignant skin conditions are practicing dermasurgery.

    August 9, 2012