Rosacea: Nuances in Clinical Presentation and Treatment
Rosacea in SOC
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Although the term “rosacea” is derived from the Latin adjective meaning “like roses,” those who suffer from it, myself among them, will tell you that there is nothing beautiful, sweet, or fragrant, about life with this chronic, inflammatory vascular condition. Much to the contrary, rosacea is a pesky thorn in one’s side. As roses have appeared in literary tropes for centuries, so …
Methacrylate Polymer Powder Dressing for a Nasal Surgical Defect
Methacrylate Polymer Powder Dressing for a Nasal Surgical Defect
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The fusion of technology and medicine has led to the advent of advanced wound healing techniques that may be adapted to the management of surgical defects. Shortened duration of healing and ease-of-use are two potential benefits under investigation. Here, Matthew J. Lin MD, Danielle P. Dubin BA, Aaron S. Farberg MD, Hooman Khorasani MD, David A. Kriegel MD describe a 65-year-old male with a nasal …
Skin Lightening: Top 4 Things to Know
Skin Lightening panel at SOCU
by Lola Adekunle, MD on
The topic of skin lightening can be very controversial, but the reality is that there is a large market for skin lightening and learning to treat patients in the safest way is the priority. At the 2019 Skin of Color Update, a lecture on skin lightening included panelists: Dr. Eliot Battle, Dr. Pearl Grimes, and Dr. Cheryl Burgess and featured their approaches to skin lightening.    S …
Patient Buzz Series: Old Wives’ Tales and Urban Legends
Patient Buzz
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz features a few old wives’ tales and urban legends in the care of the skin and hair. Does toothpaste work on pimples? Can essential oils improve psoriasis? Can castor oil help with hair growth? Be prepared for your patients’ questions by reviewing these dermatology articles from the consumer press: • Allure: Head lice treatment and prevention • Allure: Inf …