dermatitis

Isotretinoin in Acne: Fact vs Fiction
Isotretinoin
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD MS on
Dr. Lester is the Director of the Skin of Color Program at the Department of Dermatology University of California San Francisco. Wow! This means we got a “two for one special” from her lecture, not only learning about the truths and myths associated with the use of isotretinoin in acne but also recognizing that those who are underrepresented minorities or socioeconomically disadvantaged may no …
Patient Buzz: COVID-19 and the Skin
COVID-19 and the skin
by Allison Sit on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. COVID-19’s impact on dermatology is a hot topic in this month’s Patient Buzz. Does taking spironolactone for acne make the virus worse? Can the virus live on beauty products? How to treat mask dermatitis? Why are dermatologists getting ready to join other health care workers fighting COVID-19? Also, check out our …
Dapsone Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Dapsone for acne vulgaris
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Welcome to another installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series!  In this series, we take the guess work out of complicated therapeutics by providing everything you need to know in a printable cheat sheet.  This month we’re focusing on dapsone, a versatile medication that can be used safely if you’re aware of what to look for. Here’s what you need to know about dapsone. [caption i …