biologics

Patient Buzz: Psoriasis Patients & Eye Health
psoriasis patients
by Allison Sit on
Everyday Health recently wrote an article about eye health in people with psoriasis. According to the article, about 10 percent of psoriasis patients develop problems with their eyes, including uveitis, blepharitis, conjunctivitis and iritis. For tips on how to best care for and advise psoriasis patients, I reached out to George Han, MD, PhD, director of clinical dermatology and teledermat …
JDD Issue Highlights | November 2021 | Special Focus: Lasers, Lights Sources, and Devices
laser
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
With a special focus on lasers, light sources, and devices, the November issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features an outstanding line up of editorials and original articles on topics ranging from deoxycholic acid (ATX-101) for fat reduction,  treating molluscum contagiosum, skincare for neonates and infants, laser in the treatment of granulomas on the nose, and everything in between …
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 …
Easing the Management of Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
Dr. Friedman, jack of many trades, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology at George Washington University provided an excellent overview of ways to achieve victory over atopic dermatitis (AD). This expert discussion took place during the ODAC Inflammatory Diseases Symposium on December 3, 2020. How could we possibly cover atopic dermatitis in 20 minutes? Well, Dr. Friedman skillfully led us …
Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa in 2021 & Beyond
Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa
by Blair Allais, MD on
At the ODAC 2021 Sneak Peek Symposium on Inflammatory Skin Diseases, expert faculty presented on the topics of acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and psoriasis. If you missed the live symposium, Next Steps will be sharing highlights and a summary of each lecture over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Dr. Blari Allais shares an excellent recap of Dr. Joslyn Kirby's s …