Patient Buzz Series: Face Workouts and Other Trends
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This month’s Patient Buzz features articles on some new or unusual methods gaining popularity. Can face workouts lift and tighten? Are there health benefits to perineum sunning? Can ingestible collagen improve the skin from the inside out? These articles may become topics of conversation at upcoming office visits. Review the articles in this list to prepare for your patients’ questions: …
Patient Buzz: Reddit for Skin Care Questions?
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Cosmopolitan recently posted an article on how Reddit's SkincareAddiction community is creating a generation of at-home dermatologists. But is a community of 1 million users answering dermatology questions good for the specialty? For an expert opinion, I consulted Jared Jagdeo, MD, MS, associate professor of dermatology and founding director of the Center for Laser, Aesthetics and Body Insti …
Patient Buzz Series: Old Wives’ Tales and Urban Legends
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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 …
Patient Buzz: The Rise of the ‘Botox Bar’
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Glamour recently posted an article on the rise of the "Botox Bar.” These aesthetics bars offer injectables in a consumer-friendly manner reminiscent of upscale nail salons and blowout bars. How should dermatologists respond? For an expert opinion, I consulted Heidi A. Waldorf, MD, associate clinical professor of dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. Dr. Waldorf is …
Patient Buzz Series: From Botox Bars to Tree Tea Oil for Eczema
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by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes a variety of articles about medical and aesthetic dermatology topics that may be top of mind for your patients. Should eczema sufferers try an elimination diet? What causes itching without a rash? Are 'Botox Bars' safe? How should men with psoriasis and eczema alter their grooming habits? Review these dermatology articles from the consumer press and be prepa …