Skin Lesions – Friday Pop Quiz 9/18
Buttonhole sign
Which of the following findings can be elicited during examination of these widespread skin lesions? A. Buttonhole sign B. Dimple sign C. Crowe's sign D. Darier's sign E. Pseudo-Darier's sign To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
Patient Buzz: Teen Skin Care
Teen skin care
by Allison Sit on
Seventeen recently wrote an article sharing skin care advice dermatologists give their own teens. For expert advice on how to counsel teens in caring for their skin, I consulted dermatologist Candrice Heath, MD, assistant professor at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Dr. Heath is board-certified in dermatology, pediatrics, and pediatric dermatology. What are the most impo …
Skin Microbiome and Acne: Connecting the Dots
Skin Microbiome and Acne
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO on
When we think about skin, a few things come to mind: protection, temperature regulation, sensation. However, there is growing interest in the microbiome of the skin. Our skin flora can be likened to an invisible ecosystem. Similar to fingerprints, it is unique to each individual. The complexity of the skin microbiome is continuing to be researched. This research is paving the way to improve our un …
JDD September Issue Highlights
Below are the issue highlights for the September issue of the JDD. Randomized, Double-Blinded, Split-Face Study Comparing the Efficacy and Tolerability of Two Topical Products in Melasma compares a HQ-free, retinol-free cosmetic topical brightener and HQ 4% in patients with skin types III-VI. Complication of Soft Tissue Fillers: Prevention and Management Review highlights the various advers …