Patient Buzz

Patient Buzz Series: Old Wives’ Tales and Urban Legends
Patient Buzz
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz features a few old wives’ tales and urban legends in the care of the skin and hair. Does toothpaste work on pimples? Can essential oils improve psoriasis? Can castor oil help with hair growth? Be prepared for your patients’ questions by reviewing these dermatology articles from the consumer press: • Allure: Head lice treatment and prevention • Allure: Inf …
Patient Buzz: The Rise of the ‘Botox Bar’
botox bar
by Allison Sit on
Glamour recently posted an article on the rise of the "Botox Bar.” These aesthetics bars offer injectables in a consumer-friendly manner reminiscent of upscale nail salons and blowout bars. How should dermatologists respond? For an expert opinion, I consulted Heidi A. Waldorf, MD, associate clinical professor of dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. Dr. Waldorf is …
Patient Buzz Series: From Botox Bars to Tree Tea Oil for Eczema
Patient Buzz
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes a variety of articles about medical and aesthetic dermatology topics that may be top of mind for your patients. Should eczema sufferers try an elimination diet? What causes itching without a rash? Are 'Botox Bars' safe? How should men with psoriasis and eczema alter their grooming habits? Review these dermatology articles from the consumer press and be prepa …
Patient Buzz: Collagen Banking for Anti-Aging
Collagen Banking
by Allison Sit on
HuffPost recently published an article on collagen banking, which included some debate among dermatologists for and against prejuvenation. Should dermatologists perform cosmetic procedures on younger patients as a way of staving off the signs of aging? For an expert opinion, I consulted Maritza Perez, MD, clinical professor of dermatology at Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine and professor a …
Patient Buzz Series: Celebrities with Skin Conditions
Patient Buzz Series
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles about celebrities who are going public with their skin conditions. From melanoma to psoriatic arthritis to eczema, more patients may seek treatment because of the awareness celebrities are bringing to these conditions. Be prepared for your patients’ questions by perusing these dermatology articles from the consumer press: Allure: ASDS …