dry skin

Patient Buzz Series: COVID-19 Fallout
COVID-19 vaccine and fillers
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes news about dermatologic concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Are stress-related body acne and hair loss on the rise? What is the science behind stress and the skin? Are dermal filler patients at risk of side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine? Review this list of dermatology articles and be ready for your patients’ questions: Allure: Laser …
JDD December Issue Highlights: From Plaque Psoriasis to CBD Gel
JDD December 2020 Issue
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The December issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on a variety of topics ranging from plaque psoriasis and infantile hemangioma to suturing wounds under tension and cannabinoid gel on sensitive dry skin. And an incredible line-up of articles to finish 2020 strong!  Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Oxytocin Levels Inversely Correla …
Patient Buzz Series: Masks & The Skin
Patient Buzz Series November 2020
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles that address skin issues from wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Does exercising in a mask cause “maskne?”  Are face mask brackets helpful or hurtful in preventing skin irritation? Review this list of dermatology news in the consumer press and be prepared for your patient’s questions about face masks and other skincare topics in …
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 …
Dry Skin – Friday Pop Quiz 2/14
comedonal acne
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
In addition to gentle washing of the face two times a day, what is the most appropriate treatment step for this patient who is prone to dry skin? A. Start Adapalene 0.1 gel nightly to every other night after wash B. Aggressive exfoliation daily C. Start doxycycline 100 mg by mouth two times a day with food and water D. Monotherapy with clindamycin lotion every morning after wash …