Clinical Pearls Round Up – Part I
Contact Dermatitis
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
This October, I had that wonderful opportunity to attend the Coastal Dermatology Symposium and participate in the Derm Mentors Resident of Distinction competition.  This informative and enlightening conference held against the gorgeous backdrop of Monterey, California, was packed with clinically oriented lectures focusing on everything from emerging therapies in psoriasis, to proper sunscreen usa …
Hair Apparent: A Multi-Part Series on Hair Disorders Part I – A Clinical Approach to Hair Loss in Pediatric Patients
hair disorders
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Physicians 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 treasure trove of clinical pearls was shared along the way, and the attendees le …
Patient Buzz: Do Dryer Sheets Cause Acne?
Causes of Acne
by Allison Sit on
Do you ever field odd-ball questions from your patients and wonder where the information came from? The new "Patent Buzz" series addresses recent dermatology news from the consumer press and provides background on the conditions and treatments your patients may ask about at their next office visit. Causes of Acne: An Expert Weighs In Dryer sheets and acne may seem like an oddball combination, bu …
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 …