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More than 1,100 attendees at cosmetic dermatologists' meeting


On 5, 6 and 7 October, the Palau de Congressos de Palma hosted the XXXIV Meeting of the Spanish Cosmetic and Therapeutic Dermatology Group (GEDET), which was attended by more than 1,100 people, including 800 dermatologists.

GEDET is the group of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology that brings together the most dermatologists in private practice.

Among other issues, the 70 speakers presented important news for the industry such as the presentation of the dermatology barometer and new studies on the effects of neuromodulators or toxins in rejuvenation, cutting-edge techniques and new technologies applied to the speciality.

The main conclusions of the barometer of Cosmetic Dermatology in Spain presented during the GEDET meeting were:

  • 4 out of 10 Spaniards are users of Cosmetic Dermatology, 70% of whom are women.
  • The most requested treatments are facials: 70% of female users and 50% of male users have had one in the last year.
  • The favourites are: peeling, spot removal and acne treatment.
  • Facial treatments are carried out in centres with dermatologists or with aesthetic doctors and beauticians under medical supervision, but up to 37% of the total confess to having them done in beauticians' or hairdressers' centres without medical supervision.
  • 90% would go to a dermatologist for a facial treatment.

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