Patient Buzz

Is Differin Gel an Anti-Aging Secret? The Expert Weighs In
Differin for wrinkles and fine lines
by Allison Sit on
Yahoo! Lifestyle recently wrote an article naming Differin Gel (adapalene 0.1%) the “best drugstore anti-aging product.” But should dermatologists recommend an over-the-counter acne product to help patients with their fine lines and wrinkles?  For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Fran Cook-Bolden, MD, clinical assistant professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Health System i …
Patient Buzz Series: Kylie Jenner and Walnut Scrubs
Patient Buzz
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles your patients may ask about during an office visit. Are walnut scrubs, like the one promoted by Kylie Jenner, good for the skin? Does sunscreen cause cancer? Are essential oils good for bug bites? Be prepared for these and other questions your patients may ask by checking out this listing of dermatology articles in the consumer press: A …
Patient Buzz: Is Powdered Sunscreen Effective? – The Expert Weighs In
sunscreen makeup
by Allison Sit on
Allure recently published an article on powdered sunscreen, noting the popularity of new products on the market. But is powder an effective sunscreen vehicle? How should you direct your patients? For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Steven Q. Wang, MD, director of dermatology and dermatologic surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Basking Ridge, N.J. How does powd …
Patient Buzz Series: Sun Protection Trends
by Allison Sit on
In preparation for summer, this month’s patient buzz includes articles about sun protection trends. Is homemade sunscreen effective? What about powdered sunscreen? Can “well fashion” reduce a person’s skin cancer risk? Be ready for your patients’ odd-ball questions by checking out this listing of recent articles in the consumer press. Allure: Fillers for dark circles Allure: M …
Patient Buzz: At-Home Laser Hair Removal – The Expert Weighs In
At home laser hair removal device
by Allison Sit on
Marie Clairerecently posted a list of the magazine’s top devices for at-home laser hair removal, noting their budget-friendly appeal. But are these devices safe and effective? How should you counsel your patients? For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Eliot F. Battle Jr., MD, CEO and co-founder of Cultura Dermatology & Laser Center in Washington, D.C., clinical instructor in th …