Patient Buzz: Horse Medicine for Rosacea? The Expert Weighs In
by Allison Sit on
Some rosacea sufferers are using a $4 horse medicine in place of prescription SOOLANTRA® (ivermectin) Cream, 1%, according to this INSIDER article. The veterinary application of ivermectin is available at veterinary supply stores and online – no prescription needed. Buyers say the price of Soolantra and the requirements to obtain the drug via step therapy are motivators for using the horse medi …
The Appropriate Management of Actinic Keratoses and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
actinic keratoses
by Ramone Faith Williams, MD on
In a 20-minute lecture presented at the 16th Annual ODAC conference, Dr. Patel reviewed the appropriate management of actinic keratoses and squamous cell carcinoma. Grabbing the attention of the audience early on, Dr. Patel quoted the staggering statistics for squamous cell carcinoma – calling the growing epidemic “a public health crisis.”  He challenged dermatologists to lead the charge in …
JDD March Issue Highlights and Editor Picks
JDD March issue
Below are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the March issue of JDD! Recent evidence highlights the importance of early and effective treatment in treatment and prevention of acne scars in The Role of Topical Retinoids in Prevention and Treatment of Atrophic Acne Scarring: Understanding the Importance of Early Effective Treatment. Efficacy of a Once-Daily Fixed Combination Halobe …
Patient Buzz Series: From Horse Medicine for Rosacea to At-Home Microneedling
by Allison Sit on
Do your patients’ questions ever leave you at a loss for words? Should horse medicine be used to treat rosacea? How long to wait between applying skin care products? Is at-home microneedling effective? Be prepared for your patients’ questions about skin, hair and nail conditions by checking out this listing of recent articles in the consumer press. Allure: Excessive sweating vs. …