Patient Buzz Series: Pandemic and Protests
Patient Buzz Series
by Allison Sit on
Consumer news articles are revealing patients’ questions about the impact of the deadly pandemic and nationwide protests on their skin, hair, and nail health. How can you prevent breakouts from wearing face masks? Should you avoid oil-based beauty products while protesting? Is ‘COVID toe’ not actually caused by COVID-19? Be prepared for your patients’ questions about these timely dermat …
Patient Buzz: How COVID-19 Will Forever Change Dermatology
COVID-19 AND DERMATOLOGY
by Allison Sit on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. Refinery29 recently posted an article about COVID-19’s lasting impact on dermatology, questioning how the pandemic will affect everything from office visits to innovation to the demand for aesthetics. For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Jeffrey Dover, MD, associate clinical professor of dermatology a …
Patient Buzz Series: Dermatology Post-Quarantine
SKIN POST-QUARANTINE
by Allison Sit on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. As states begin easing restrictions, this month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles on how to care for the skin post-quarantine. Are mask-off injectable treatments safe for patients and providers? What skin, hair and nail concerns need an in-person visit, and what can be addressed virtually? How will COVID-19 for …
Patient Buzz: Are COVID Toes a True Symptom of COVID-19?
COVID Toes
by Allison Sit on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. USA TODAY and countless other media outlets have recently covered a dermatological phenomenon called COVID toes. Are COVID toes a true skin manifestation of COVID-19? For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Amy McMichael, MD, professor and chair of the department of dermatology, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Ce …
Patient Buzz Series: “COVID Toes” and Other Skin Symptoms
COVID TOES
by Allison Sit on
COVID-19 and the skin is a hot topic in this month’s Patient Buzz. Are “COVID toes” a manifestation of the virus? Can pandemic stress lead to dandruff? Are at-home mole removal techniques shown on TikTok safe? Review this list of articles from the consumer press and be prepared for your patients’ questions about COVID-19 and other dermatology topics: Allure: Dandruff shampoo …