Patient Buzz

Patient Buzz: Do Hair Loss Supplements Work?
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by Allison Sit on
Well+Good recently published an article asking if hair loss supplements actually work. For an expert opinion, I consulted Crystal Aguh, MD, Director of the Ethnic Skin Program and Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. What is the theory behind hair supplements? Hair supplements are designed to create an ideal nu …
Patient Buzz Series: Supplements and Massagers for Healthy Hair
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by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz features articles on how to treat hair loss and grow healthy strands. Can supplements promote healthy hair from the inside out? Can scalp massagers stimulate hair growth? Prepare for your patients’ hair questions by reviewing this list of dermatology articles in the consumer press: Allure: How lip balms may contribute to chapped lips Allure: Injectabl …
Patient Buzz Series: Face Workouts and Other Trends
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by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz features articles on some new or unusual methods gaining popularity. Can face workouts lift and tighten? Are there health benefits to perineum sunning? Can ingestible collagen improve the skin from the inside out? These articles may become topics of conversation at upcoming office visits. Review the articles in this list to prepare for your patients’ questions: …
Patient Buzz: Reddit for Skin Care Questions?
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by Allison Sit on
Cosmopolitan recently posted an article on how Reddit's SkincareAddiction community is creating a generation of at-home dermatologists. But is a community of 1 million users answering dermatology questions good for the specialty? For an expert opinion, I consulted Jared Jagdeo, MD, MS, associate professor of dermatology and founding director of the Center for Laser, Aesthetics and Body Insti …
Patient Buzz Series: Old Wives’ Tales and Urban Legends
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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 …