acne

Developing a Patient-Centered Acne Management Plan
Acne patient
by JOSHUA ZEICHNER, MD on
Overcoming Barriers to Acne Treatment Adherence There is a wealth of research into the psychology of the acne patient, which may be used to speak with patients more effectively and ultimately lead to better treatment outcomes. Despite the fact that acne has a high emotional impact on patients, adherence to acne treatment plans is surprisingly low (in 1 study, 27% of patients didn’t even fill th …
Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Ingredients from Your Pantry
skincare ingredients
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about the latest trendy ingredients in skincare products, and some of them come from the pantry. Does science support claims that turmeric can improve sun-damaged skin and conditions such as acne, eczema or psoriasis? Can licorice root extract serve as a gentler way to lighten the skin? Be prepared for your patients’ questions by perusing this lis …
Skin Conditions in Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Skin of Color
Pediatric Skin Conditions
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Sprinkled with many clinical pearls, Dr. Candrice Heath gave us an informative, case-based lecture at the 2021 Skin of Color Update: “Skin Conditions Disproportionately Affecting Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Skin of Color.” Dr. Heath is an Assistant Professor and Director of Pediatric Dermatology at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and is active on social media @D …
Rosacea in Patients with Skin of Color: Not Common, But Certainly Not Rare
rosacea
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Rosacea is defined by facial erythema and telangiectasias, two features that are more difficult to appreciate in patients with skin of color. To refine our ability to diagnose rosacea in all skin types, on day two of the 2021 Skin of Color Update virtual conference, we had an informative, evidence-based lecture, “Recognizing, Diagnosing, and Treating Rosacea in Patients with Skin of Color,” by …
Fifty Years of Minocycline and Its Evolution: A Dermatological Perspective
MINOCYCLINE
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
2021 is the 50th anniversary of the FDA approval of minocycline (MCN). While many other antibiotics have become obsolete during this time, MCN continues to be quite useful. In dermatology, MCN is used prominently in acne vulgaris, and is also employed in many other dermatological conditions because of its molecular and pharmacological properties. In this article, we review the history of minocycli …