Dermatology Treatment – Be Prepared for What Your Patients May Ask About
by Allison Sit on
Do your patients ever ask you about a dermatology treatment or concern that may seem off-the-wall? Chances are they learned about that dermatology treatment or concern in the news. Want to know what your patients are reading about? Here are some recent news articles about dermatology in the consumer press:   Allure: Carbonated water in beauty products  Ear pimples How to …
Acne treatment: The New, the Old, and the Controversial
by Bridget Kaufman, MD on
Next Steps Correspondent, Dr. Bridget Kaufman, reports on Dr. Hilary Baldwin’s acne lecture presented at the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series (now the Skin of Color Update) and shares important clinical pearls every dermatologist should know. During her 20-minute lecture titled, Out with the Old, In with the New: Acne Treatments that No Longer Work, Dr. Hilary Baldwin delved into acne treat …
A New Study Seeks to Define the Role of Genetics and Lifestyle in Acne
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
In recent years there has been more and more research published which tries to elucidate the role that genetics, lifestyle and external factors like diet play in the pathogenesis, severity, and response to treatment of acne. One such study written by Amanda Suggs, MD and colleagues appears in the April 2018 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. To gather data for this unique projec …
Why Generational Dermatology?
Generational Dermatology
by Wendy E. Roberts, MD on
Simply put, it’s better for the patient because we are proactively and routinely mitigating future risks for them. Also, overall and long-term it is a more economically sound approach for our healthcare system. Dermatologists are experts in the skin, hair and nails not just throughout the course of an individuals’ life but perfectly positioned for the entire family's lifetime. This …
ODAC Pearls: Hormonal Treatment Options for Acne—Dr. Bethanee Schlosser
hormonal treatment for acne
by Dr. Misty Eleryan on
PEARLS FROM THIS SESSION - collected by Misty Eleryan, MD We must remember that ALL acne is hormonally sensitive in females, so many patients could benefit from some form of hormonal therapy. Patients with hyperandrogenism, late-onset or persistent (greater than age 25yrs), prominence of acne on the lower face and neck, perimenstrual flare, comedonal acne with seborrhea, resistant to “conventio …