dermatology

Patient Buzz Series: Gel Manicure Safety
gel manicure safety
by Allison Sit on
A study on the safety of UV lights during gel manicures is the most popular dermatology topic in the consumer press this month. Dermatologists have long been concerned that routine gel manicures with UV lights would be associated with a higher risk of skin cancer. A study in Nature Communications demonstrates that the radiation emitted by these UV nail polish dryers does damage DNA and cause perma …
Combined Dermatology/Rheumatology Clinics | The Experts Weigh In
Combined Dermatology/Rheumatology Clinics
by Allison Sit on
Everyday Health recently posted an article about the benefits of combined dermatology and rheumatology clinics in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Does research show a patient care benefit? What are ways dermatology and rheumatology providers can work better together outside of a combined clinic model? For expert advice, I reached out to Brad Glick, DO, MPH, clinical assistant professor …
Patient Buzz: Addressing the Needs Patients with Skin of Color
patients with skin of color
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes a variety of articles addressing the needs of patients with skin of color such as hair transplants for black patients, skin cancer risk for black the community and how to find a skin of color expert. Peruse this list of dermatology articles from the mainstream press and be ready for your patients’ questions: Allure: Hair transplants for black p …
A Candid Conversation on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Dermatology
Equity Diversity and Inclusion
by Allison Sit on
Next Steps in Derm reached out to dermatologists playing a role in overcoming barriers in equity, diversity and inclusion in dermatology for their insight on the most pressing EDI issues in the field. Issues of injustice and inequality have come to the forefront in our country in the last year, and dermatology is no exception. “It’s truly impressive to realize that for some of us, there …
Patient Buzz: TikTok Skincare Trends
TikTok Skincare Trends
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
TikTok is the newest medium in which to learn skincare tips, and this month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles that provide a dermatologist’s opinion on the validity of TikTok trends. Can glycolic acid work as deodorant? Can shaving cream soothe a sunburn? Does salt water improve acne? Read about TikTok skincare trends and other dermatology news from the consumer press and be ready fo …