Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS): Everything and the Kitchen Sink
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
by Angela Hou, MD on
I’ll never forget the stories that my patients told me at our monthly hidradenitis suppurativa support group meetings in the Bronx. From women who were too embarrassed to wear short sleeves to men in so much pain they could not sit down properly, all of them had been impacted profoundly by this disease. That is why I was so excited to cover this lecture at the 2020 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic a …
Clinical Photography – Pearls from the Expert
Clinical Photography Pearls
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Clinical photography is a critical tool for the dermatologist and has rapidly become standard of care in the digital era.  While a point-and-click approach to photography is sufficient for some circumstances, there are some simple tricks and techniques that will elevate your photography to a new level of professionalism. Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and S …
Morphea Profunda Treated with AFT – A Case Report Interview
Morphea Profunda Treated with Adipose Fat Transfer (AFT)
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Morphea profunda. To the dermatologist, these words conjure images of hyperpigmented to violaceous, indurated, bound down atrophic plaques. We describe these lesions in our specialty’s vernacular, so that those we are conversing with can often surmise the diagnosis before even seeing the affected patient. But to the patient, it is the language of the diagnosis itself that has the most meaning. M …
What’s New in Treatments for Hair Loss
Hair Loss Treatments
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, is excited to share a new video series where dermatology key opinion leaders share important updates and pearls on a variety of medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology topics. First up is Dr. Amy McMichael, Professor and Chair of Dermatology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, sharing …
Got a Difficult Patient? Here’s What to Do!
difficult patients
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
A career in medicine starts with a vision of what it will be like to be a doctor—making a difference in the world, doing genuine good, helping people heal, or fostering dignity and compassion for those who are facing the end of their days. The privilege and ability to do these things for others comes at a great personal and financial cost. But we keep our gazes turned to the delayed gratitude we …