Addressing Patients with Pruritus: History & Physical Exam Part 1 of a 2-part series
PART 1   The well-known Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Director of the Miami Itch Center, recently lectured on various aspects of itch at the 2018 ODAC meeting. He has asked his two research fellows to write on the topic for Next Steps in Dermatology. This is the first article in a 2-part series about itch. A …
Practical Pearls in Cutaneous Fungal Infections and Onychomycosis – Part 1
Fungal Infection – Tinea Manuum
by Dr. Misty Eleryan on
PART 1   Dear Next Steps Readers, My name is Misty Eleryan, and I’m so glad to be one of the Content Contributors for Next Steps in Derm. In the upcoming weeks, I will be sharing a series of articles offering practical pearls from various lectures presented at ODAC 2018, along with original content. I am a 1st year Dermatology Resident at George Washington University School of Medici …
Botulinum Toxin for Rosacea
Dr. Anna Chacon, Next Steps Correspondent personally selected by Dr. Wendy Roberts, shares a recap and pearls from Dr. Erin Gilbert’s "Botulinum Toxin for Rosacea” lecture presented at the 2018 Generational DermatologyTM Palm Springs Symposium. Dr. Erin Gilbert, an internationally recognized board-certified dermatologist and founder and director of Gilbert Dermatology in New York Ci …
Up and Close with Dr. Perez – A Fascinating New Study on the Aging Process Across Ethnic Variations
by George Han, MD on
There are clearly differences in the aging process among various ethnic skin types but until now, we have only had an overall idea that these disparities exist. Now, for the first time, results of a scientific evaluation underwritten by Procter & Gamble Co. show that these phenotypic differences actually have a pathophysiologic and histologic basis. Dr. George Han had the pleasure of i …
ODAC Pearls: Getting the Most out of Your Biopsies
by Dr. Misty Eleryan on
Getting the Most out of Your Biopsies - presented by Dr. Tammie Ferringer Pearls Submitted by Misty Eleryan Biopsies are a very important part of our practice as dermatologists. In order to get the most out of your biopsies for an accurate diagnosis, you must avoid some of the pitfalls that can result in delay of diagnoses or incorrect diagnoses. So, here are some things to consider. 1.) Wh …