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September 2021 JDD Issue | Special Focus on Aesthetics
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With a special focus on aesthetics, the September issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features an outstanding editorial line-up with original articles, features and case reports on topics ranging from soft tissue fillers, non-surgical eyebrow rejuvenation, new topical treatment for keloid scars to mask use during the COVID-19 pandemic causing undesirable post-operative complications and …
Evaluation of a Skin of Color Curriculum for Dermatology Residents
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Introduction The term “skin of color” generally refers to individuals from a broad group of racial and ethnic backgrounds including, but not limited to, Black, Asian, Latinx, American Indian, and Pacific Islander, as well as those of mixed race.1 According to the U.S. Census, the population will increase to comprise over 50% persons of color by the year 2042.2 However, the demographics …
Top Black Hair Loss Videos and Black Hair Loss Treatment Videos on YouTube
BLACK HAIR LOSS VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE
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Thin on Top: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Top Black Hair Loss Videos and Black Hair Loss Treatment Videos on YouTube Esther B. Henebeng BS¹, Uzoamaka Okoro MD, MSc², Ogechi Ezemma BA¹, Kristina Monteiro PhD¹, Afiya M. Mbilishaka PhD³, Chesahna Kindred MD, MBA4 ¹The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, ²Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gor …
Patient Buzz Series: ‘Tantouring’ and Other Sun Protection Concerns
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This month’s Patient Buzz features sun protection questions. Is ‘Tantouring’ safe? Is sunscreen needed indoors? What’s the optimal SPF? Prepare for your patients’ questions by reviewing this list of dermatology news in the consumer press: Allure: How to treat burns Allure: Mochi skin routine Allure: Vibrator facial massage Allure/MSN Lifestyle: Witch hazel for acne …
Addressing the Barriers to Greater Diversity in Dermatology
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Skin color comes in all shades. Similarly, dermatologists should reflect the diversity that is apparent in our patients. However, in the US, African-Americans make up 12.8% of the population while there are only 3% of Black dermatologists.1 Addressing this gap is beneficial because studies have shown race-concordant visits are longer and have higher levels of patient satisfaction and patient engag …