ODAC Pearls

Real World Dermatology: Clinical Pearls Galore – Part 2
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
PART 2   Here are some more clinical pearls from the 2018 residents conference.  If you haven’t read part one, you can find it here. From Dr. Dee Anna Glaser’s “What You Really Need to Know about Treating the Aging Face: Fillers and Toxins”: Evaluation during consultation is key. Ask the patient what they would like done, and what their budget is.  While choosing treatm …
Complexities of Managing Inflammatory Diseases – A Case-Based Review (Dr. Friedman’s ODAC lecture)
by Dr. Misty Eleryan on
It’s time for a review of Dr. Adam Friedman’s presentation, “Complexities of Managing Inflammatory Diseases,” which was another one of the popular lectures from ODAC 2018. This lecture was case-based and full of helpful pearls. So let’s get to it! CASE #1: 70-year-old female with red, pruritic “rash” involving her face, trunk, and extremities for several months. The rest of her hi …
Real World Dermatology: Clinical Pearls Galore – Part 1
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
PART 1   This June, I had the pleasure of attending the Real World Dermatology for Residents conference in Las Vegas.  This conference brought together distinguished dermatologists from across the country to educate residents on practical topics that ranged from treatment guidelines, to clinical pears, to advice about achieving success on the boards.  Here are some of the pearls I took …
Practical Updates on Rosacea Pathophysiology and Management
ODAC Rosacea
by Misty Eleryan, MD, MS on
In this blog of ODAC Pearls, we’ll be discussing Dr. Adam Friedman’s ODAC lecture, “Practical Updates on Rosacea Pathophysiology and Management.” We will review the pathophysiology, comorbidities, microbiome, updates on classification and treatment of rosacea, along with practical pearls in management. The 2017 update by the National Rosacea Society Expert Committee reported various ros …
ODAC Pearls: Hormonal Treatment Options for Acne—Dr. Bethanee Schlosser
hormonal treatment for acne
by Dr. Misty Eleryan on
PEARLS FROM THIS SESSION - collected by Misty Eleryan, MD We must remember that ALL acne is hormonally sensitive in females, so many patients could benefit from some form of hormonal therapy. Patients with hyperandrogenism, late-onset or persistent (greater than age 25yrs), prominence of acne on the lower face and neck, perimenstrual flare, comedonal acne with seborrhea, resistant to “conventio …