Derm Topics

Patient Buzz: The Rise of the ‘Botox Bar’
botox bar
by Allison Sit on
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 …
Sleep Like a Baby: Integrative Tips for Sleep in Atopic Dermatitis
Dr. Vivian Shi
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
Sleep is essential for our overall well-being and one of the pillars of atopic dermatitis management.  Unfortunately, we don’t learn or talk about this much in dermatology.  Don’t fret- Dr. Vivian Shi shares her integrative strategies for optimizing sleep in atopic dermatitis! Can you imagine what your life would be like if you weren't able to sleep well for more than 5 nights a week?  T …
Psoriasis in Skin of Color: Pearls from the Expert
Psoriasis in Skin of Color
by Lola Adenkule, MD on
As a first-year dermatology resident, I really enjoyed Dr. Andrew Alexis’ lecture on Psoriasis: Distinct Clinical Features and Treatment Options for Psoriasis Patients of Color at the Skin of Color Update. His lecture largely focused on the fundamentals of dermatology. He emphasized the importance of looking at color and distribution of the clinical presentation and recognizing common mimickers …
Interleukin-17 Inhibitors Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Interleukin-17
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Biologics have revolutionized the treatment of psoriasis, and with new entries into the class, PASI90 and 100 have become attainable for many patients.  In this installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, we’ll cover everything you need to know to start and monitor your patients on IL-17 blocking therapies. [caption id="attachment_8301" align="alignleft" width="612"] Click image to en …