Treatments, Equipment and Product Lines

JDD August Highlights – Special Focus: Psoriasis
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Catch up on your JDD reading with highlights from the August issue, Special Focus: Psoriasis. Strober, Bagel, and Lebwohl et al present Efficacy and Safety of Apremilast in Patients With Moderate Plaque Psoriasis With Lower BSA: Week 16 Results from the UNVEIL Study   READ NOW The Static Physician’s Global Assessment of Genitalia: A Clinical Outcome Measure for the Severity of Genital Ps …
August JDD Podcast: Go Superpotent or Go Home
superpotent
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Go superpotent or go home.  The utility and safety of Class 1 topical steroids. Dr. Tina Bhutani and Dr. Adam Friedman In this edition of the JDD Podcast, Ask the Investigator, host Dr. Adam Friedman digs deep with UCSF Assistant Professor of Dermatology Dr. Tina Bhutani to powerlift the most up to date safety data on Class 1 superpotent topical steroids from her study entitled "Update on the …
Dear Derm Authority: Laser Therapy Pre-treatment
Pre-treatment
by Dr. Luis Soro on
Q:  Do you often do pre-treatment with topical medications before the laser therapy, especially when you treat darker skin types? I heard that it is better to use retinoid + hydroquinone for 6 weeks before the laser treatment because lightning of dark color background will minimize the risk of burn. A: Practicing in South Florida, I see many patients with darker skin types seeking laser treatm …
What is Memory Age – and Why is it Important?
by Lovely Laban, GNP-C MSN on
I spend a lot of time thinking about aging. During and after receiving my Masters of Nursing in Gerontology – the study of aging and its effects – I spent years studying the human struggle with the natural signs of aging and what we could do to slow the hands of time. Our tools back then were largely restricted to lifestyle changes proven to increase longevity – healthy eating, exercise and …
Tales From the Office: Hypothesis Never Retested
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I saw a young man for eczematized tinea pedis. I prescribed Castellanbi's paint. He returned for his follow up, and was pleased that he was much better. I asked how often he was applying the medication and he looked at me quizzically.  He said he wasn't putting the liquid on - he was taking it orally. Frantically fearing that I had mis-written the prescription, I asked …