dermatologist

Patient Buzz: Diagnosing Nail Melanoma | The Expert Weighs In
nail melanoma
by Allison Sit on
TODAY.com recently posted an article about one woman's experience with subungual melanoma, which was initially diagnosed as a mole. What are some common mimics to nail melanoma that could result in a missed diagnosis, and when should a dermatologist perform a nail biopsy? For expert advice, I reached out to Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, associate professor of clinical dermatology and director of t …
Nutrition and Skin Aging | The Expert Weighs In
Skin Aging
by Allison Sit on
Eat This, Not That! and SheFinds recently wrote articles about nutrition and skin aging. How strong is the science behind diet and aging skin? When should dermatologists address nutrition with their patients and what should dermatologists recommend? For expert advice, I reached out to Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, director of the Skin of Color Division for the University of Miami Department of …
Gender-Neutral Language in Aesthetic Dermatology | Cheat Sheet
aesthetic dermatology
by Allison Sit on
Dermatologists should adopt gender-neutral language in interactions with aesthetic patients, according to “A Genderfluid Approach to Aesthetic Language in Dermatology” by Marc Beuttler, MD, and Jennifer MacGregor, MD, published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology in January 2022. Gender-neutral language helps dermatologists prevent psychological upset or offense for patients with nonbinary …
Jawline Sculpting Tips & Tricks with Dr. Robyn Siperstein
JAWLINE SCULPTING
by Allison Sit on
InStyle recently wrote an article about Kybella for jawline sculpting. What are the best tools for shaping the jawline and who makes a good candidate? For top tips on jawline sculpting, I reached out to Robyn Siperstein, MD, cosmetic dermatologist in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach, Florida. What tools do you use -- including Kybella -- for jawline sculpting?  How do you know which tool to …
Re-thinking the Use of Gendered Language in Aesthetic Dermatology
by Allison Sit on
Dermatology needs to re-think the use of gendered language in aesthetics, according to a brief communication published in the January issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. The authors contend that gendered language can cause upset or offense in patients with nonbinary gender identity or gender dysphoria, and that gender-neutral language can help dermatologists provide better and more consi …