Understanding and Changing Patient Behavior and Minimizing Risk of UV Damage – A JDD Dermatology Podcast Recap
UV damage
by James J. Contestable, MD on
We all discuss sun protection with our patients.  At this point, our recommendations are predictable – “avoidance, protective clothing, SPF 30+, broad-spectrum, water-resistant, and reapplication.” But how can we effectively change patient behavior? Important note – this discussion has wide arching correlations to all areas of human behavior, medicine, and dermatology that spans more th …
The Science of Sun Protection: A JDD Dermatology Podcast Recap
sun protection
by James J. Contestable, MD on
A patient in my clinic was recently prescribed 5-fluorouracil for severe photodamage, diffuse actinic keratoses. He is 24 years old and, unfortunately, lacked knowledge about photoprotection.  It was sobering to think about how much longer he has to live and the damage already done. Strides have been made over the years in educating our patients about photoprotection, but recently, patients have …
JDD January 2021 Issue Highlights: From COVID-19 Vaccine to Facial Rejuvenation
COVID-19 vaccine
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The January issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on Aesthetics Treatments, featuring an outstanding line-up of original articles from COVID-19 vaccine to facial rejuvenation. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Aesthetic Office Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan is a proactive approach for aesthetic treatment offices to manage a …
JDD June Issue Highlights
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Here are the June JDD Issue Highlights: Guest Editor Dr. James Q. Del Rosso stresses that even the best case scenario of teledermatology can never offer the same as a live in-person visit in Virtual Exams No Substitute for In-Person Care of Acne and Rosacea. Treating Inflammation in Rosacea: Current Options and Unmet Needs, authors discuss the underlying inflammatory nature of rosacea, tre …
JDD November Issue
JDD November Lasers and Light Sources
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Here are the highlights for the November issue of JDD, which has a special focus on lasers, light sources, and devices. Facial Skin Tightening With Microfocused Ultrasound and Dermal Fillers: Considerations for Patient Selection and Outcomes reviews of the application of microfocused ultrasound in combination with injectable dermal fillers as a treatment approach for lifting skin on the neck and …