Derm Topics

Practical Dermoscopy: Part 2
vessel morphologies
by Sima Jain, MD on
Introduction Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescence microscopy, epiluminoscopy or skin surface microscopy, is an important way to visualize subsurface structures in the epidermis and dermis. Part one of this article focused on the evaluation of pigmented lesions, and the second installment below will review the different vessel morphologies and patterns along with discussing specific findings …
Primary Cicatricial Alopecias in Black Women
Alopecia
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Hair Apparent: A Multi-Part Series on Hair Disorders - Part II Dermatology residents from throughout the Washington DC area recently convened at the Georgetown University MedStar Washington Hospital Center Hair Disorders Symposium, where distinguished experts in the field of hair disorders discussed the evaluation, work-up, and treatment of a wide variety of alopecias and scalp disorders. A treas …
The ABC of Dermal Fillers
dermal fillers
by Elizabeth Bahar Houshmand, MD on
What’s in Your Toolbox There are over 20 dermal fillers available in the U.S. and many more are on the way. In Europe, Asia, and the Middle East there are currently hundreds of dermal fillers available. While there are only a handful of FDA- approved dermal fillers manufacturers in the U.S., each company has several product lines. These fillers are usually for superficial, medium and deep in …
2019 Dermatology Dates to Remember
Dates in Dermatologu
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
2019 has a lot in store! Make this your one-stop shop for all important dates in dermatology! Check the calendar by month for conferences, exam dates, and deadlines. January 18th Annual Caribbean Dermatology Symposium (Tristan Nelsen) Jan 15 - 19 Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic & Clinical Conference (Sanovaworks) Jan 18 - 21 2019 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conferen …
Patient Buzz: Should Dermatologists Recommend LED Light Therapy Masks? The Expert Weighs In
Light therapy
by Allison Sit on
Prevention wrote an article recently about a new popular skin treatment among celebrities -- LED light therapy masks. So how should you respond if a patient asks about this treatment? For an expert opinion, I consulted Jeremy A. Brauer, MD, clinical associate professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU School of Medicine. What is your opinion on the effectiveness o …