acne

Paradigm Shifts in Lab Monitoring
Lab Monitoring
by Edita Newton, MD on
How to Mitigate Risk without Compromising Care If you were to counsel a patient on every possible risk of a given medication, it would be a long list of extreme and rare potential outcomes and almost certainly leave the patient in doubt whether it is safe even to take. Frequent lab monitoring has been common practice and often used to reduce the perception of risk with systemic medication …
Patient Buzz: TikTok Skincare Trends
TikTok Skincare Trends
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
TikTok is the newest medium in which to learn skincare tips, and this month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles that provide a dermatologist’s opinion on the validity of TikTok trends. Can glycolic acid work as deodorant? Can shaving cream soothe a sunburn? Does salt water improve acne? Read about TikTok skincare trends and other dermatology news from the consumer press and be ready fo …
Acne Scar Treatments: The Expert Weighs In
Acne Scar Treatments
by Allison Sit on
New Beauty recently published an article on the latest in acne scar treatments. What are the newest developments in treating acne scars, and what should dermatologists keep in mind when treating patients with skin of color? For an expert opinion on the current and future landscape of acne scar treatments, I contacted dermatologist DiAnne Davis, MD, FAAD, a cosmetic dermatologist in Dallas. Wha …
Patient Buzz Series: Acne Positivity Movement
acne positivity movement
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes several acne articles including one about the acne positivity movement, which is an effort to normalize the condition rather than shame those who suffer from it. Other news includes if biotin can cause acne, the latest in scar treatments, and how to treat chest and cystic acne. Peruse this list of consumer media articles about acne and other skin, hair and n …
July 2021 JDD Issue | Special Topic: Skin of Color
JDD Skin of Color Issue
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
With a special focus on patients with skin of color, the July issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is packed with outstanding articles, features, and case reports on topics ranging from OTC therapies for hair grow and choosing the right sunscreen in communities of color, to evaluation of a skin of color curriculum for dermatology residents and PLLA for correction of nasolabial folds. Stra …