Patient Buzz: Do Dryer Sheets Cause Acne?
Causes of Acne
by Allison Sit on
Causes of Acne: An Expert Weighs In Dryer sheets and acne may seem like an oddball combination, but it’s one your patients may ask about. New Beauty, Marie Claire and Allure magazines have posted online stories in recent days asking if dryer sheets and fabric softeners could be causes of acne. These articles came about after a Reddit user posted that the user’s acne improved when these produc …
Dermatology Treatment – Be Prepared for What Your Patients May Ask About
by Allison Sit on
Do your patients ever ask you about a dermatology treatment or concern that may seem off-the-wall? Chances are they learned about that dermatology treatment or concern in the news. Want to know what your patients are reading about? Here are some recent news articles about dermatology in the consumer press:   Allure: Carbonated water in beauty products  Ear pimples How to …
Psoriasis Special Focus – JDD August Highlights and Editor Picks
August JDD Cover Image Psoriasis
by Karin Beehler on
Have you received your August issue of the JDD yet?  This month's issue contains a special focus on Psoriasis, as August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!  Below are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the August issue of JDD! In Long-Term Efficacy of Guselkumab for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis: Results from the Phase 3 VOYAGE 1 Trial Through Two Years, high levels of effi …
Wound Care Series – Part 3: Wound Care in Pediatric Patients
Wound-Care-Series questions
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
PART 3 Wound Care in Pediatric Patients For the concluding installment in our wound care series, I spoke with Kalyani Marathe, MD, MPH.  Dr. Marathe is a pediatric dermatologist practicing at Children’s National Medical center, and an assistant professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  Through her training and her years as a pediatric dermatolog …
Wound Care Series – Part 2 Wound Assessment: How to Ask the Right Questions
Wound-Care-Series questions
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
PART 2 Wound Assessment: How to Ask the Right Questions As I alluded to in my earlier post “Why Aren’t Dermatologists More Involved in Wound Care”, many dermatologists shy away from treating wounds, with some citing lack of confidence in their ability to offer appropriate care to patients. However, the treatment of wounds can be simplified by a stepwise approach.  The first st …