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Patient Buzz: Acne or Papulopustular Rosacea? The Expert Weighs In
acne or papulopustular rosacea
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Popsugar/Yahoo! Life recently posted an article about papulopustular rosacea and how common it is misdiagnosed. For expert advice on how to correctly diagnose papulopustular rosacea, I consulted dermatologist Linda Stein Gold, MD, director of dermatology clinical research at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Mich., as well as division head of dermatology at Henry Ford Health System in West …
How to Treat Face Mask Acne ‘Maskne’
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Not all superheroes wear capes. But in this case, they all wear masks. Whether you’re an essential worker donning the mask for hours and hours (thank you!) or masking-up before a trip to the grocery store, you’re helping to protect your community and your health by wearing face coverings. But when the mask comes off, you may have noticed some new facial foes: blemishes, skin irritation, pe …
New and Upcoming Treatments for Acne
Acne Treatments
by Nicole Negbenebor, MD on
At the 17th Annual ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference held in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Linda Stein Gold, Director of Dermatology Clinical Research and Division Head of Dermatology for the Henry Ford Health System, lectured on new and future treatments for acne. She opened her lecture by describing the traditional view of lesion progression in acne vulgaris, where the microcomedone …
Acne: What’s New and What’s to Come?
Acne in Skin of Color
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
I still treat my acne twice daily with a whole cabinet full of various topicals. I’ve tried and failed doxycycline because it disrupts every single molecule of bacterial flora in my body. I’ve tried and failed spironolactone because I was the poster child for nearly all of its annoying and inconvenient side effects. I’ve tried and failed several OCPs because my body was a little too convince …
Are Pimple Patches Worth the Hype? The Expert Weighs In
by Allison Sit on
Huff Post recently wrote an article asking if pimple patches are effective. The products are popular with beauty bloggers who swear the patches have breakout-stopping properties. For an expert opinion, I consulted double board-certified dermatologist Elizabeth Bahar Houshmand, MD, who is based in Dallas, Texas. Do pimple patches work? If so, how? Pimple patches can work on isolated acne l …