Poster Interview: Socioeconomic and Geographic Barriers to Dermatology Care in Urban and Rural U.S. Populations
Socioeconomic Poster
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Brianna Olamiju, Next Steps Correspondent, interviewed Toral S. Vaidya, Medical Student at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, to dig deeper on her research study titled “Socioeconomic and Geographic Barriers to Dermatology Care in Urban and Rural U.S. Populations” recently published in theJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology and presented at the Skin of Color Seminar S …
Skin Cancer Detection and Treatments in Latino Patients
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During the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series (now the Skin of Color Update), Dr. Maritza Perez, one of the foremost leaders in skin of color dermatology, took attendees inside the world of the U.S. Hispanic population shedding light on the sociological diversity, cultural lifestyle hazards, and the healthcare disparities that increases their risk of deadly melanomas. Many Hispanics believe erroneo …
The Skin Lightening Dilemma: A Candid Conversation with the Experts
SOCU Faculty
by Bridget Kaufman, MD on
This article features a recap of the Skin Lightening Panel at the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series, now known as the Skin of Color Update. Dr. Bridget Kaufman, onsite correspondent for the meeting, shares highlights directly from the experts, Drs. Eliot Battle, Seemal Desai and Valerie Callender. Each panelist started with a PowerPoint presentation on skin lightening, followed by a panel discu …
Poster Interview: Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability of a Hydroquinone-Free and Retinol-Free Topical Brightening Serum on Females with Facial Melasma
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At the Skin of Color Seminar Series (now Skin of Color Update) held on May 5th in New York City, SkinMedica® researchers presented a poster detailing the clinical efficacy of a novel hydroquinone-free and retinol-free topical brightening serum on facial melasma. This 12-week, single center, clinical usage study evaluated thirty female subjects with mild to severe facial hyperpigmentation due to m …
Up Close with Dr. Maritza 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 …