Derm Topics

Tales From the Office: Hypothesis Never Retested
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I saw a young man for eczematized tinea pedis. I prescribed Castellanbi's paint. He returned for his follow up, and was pleased that he was much better. I asked how often he was applying the medication and he looked at me quizzically.  He said he wasn't putting the liquid on - he was taking it orally. Frantically fearing that I had mis-written the prescription, I asked …
Natural Ingredients and How to Use Them in Practice – Part 2
Natural Ingredients2
by WHITNEY P. BOWE, MD on
CO-AUTHOR: LIZA R. BRAUN, BA Welcome back to our continued discussion on the natural, botanical ingredients that are formulated into skin care products that you can easily incorporate into your practice. And, in case you missed Part 1, you can read it here. Mushroom Extract Mushroom extract, in particular shitake and reishi, retain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These pr …
Natural Ingredients and How to Use Them in Practice – Part 1
Natural Ingredients
by WHITNEY P. BOWE, MD on
CO-AUTHOR: LIZA R. BRAUN, BA Botanical ingredients found in nature are often formulated into skin care products intended to address fine lines, wrinkles, uneven tone, and texture. These ingredients possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and photoprotective properties that make them potential alternatives or adjunctive options to prescription medications. Bygone are days of applying makeup to …
Tales From the Office: An Elephant Never Forgets
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Dermatology offices are full of activity and sometimes humorous or memorable stories unfold before us. Tales From the Office chronicles funny, crazy or interesting stories from dermatology offices across the nation. A psoriasis patient who'd had an excellent response to methotrexate, came in for his monthly follow up, but his rash was all back. He said he had stopped his pills. Inquiring as to …
JDD Corner: Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield Shares His Pearls on Acne and the Adolescent Patient
Acne
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Read highlights below from Dr. Adam Friedman’s latest JDD Ask the Investigator podcast: Acne, OCPs and a Side of Practical Pearls for the Adolescent Patient with Dr. Lawrence F. Eichenfield. Then click here to listen to the podcast. International expert in pediatric dermatology, Dr. Lawrence F. Eichenfield, Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at Rady Children's Hospital–San Diego …