Eczema

Integrating the Dermatology Profession to Maximize Patient Options and Care
traditional Chinese medicine
by Matthew Willett, MD, FAAD on
To kick off the recent 2020 Integrative Dermatology Symposium, Drs. Peter Lio and Olivia Hsu Friedman, with the assistance of Ms. Kelly Barta, provided a fast-paced and comprehensive primer on how integrating conventional Western medicine with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and other Eastern approaches can serve to maximize outcomes for patients. Read on for some important takeaways to integra …
Are Dermatologists Prepared to Treat COVID-19 Patients?
Dermatologists and COVID-19
by Allison Sit on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. Allure recently posted an article on why dermatologists and plastic surgeons are preparing to join other medical professionals in the fight against COVID-19. Are dermatologists prepared to treat patients with contagious respiratory illness? For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Sheila Farhang, MD, Mohs …
Patient Buzz Series: From Botox Bars to Tree Tea Oil for Eczema
Patient Buzz
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes a variety of articles about medical and aesthetic dermatology topics that may be top of mind for your patients. Should eczema sufferers try an elimination diet? What causes itching without a rash? Are 'Botox Bars' safe? How should men with psoriasis and eczema alter their grooming habits? Review these dermatology articles from the consumer press and be prepa …
Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Highlights – October Issue
dermatology highlights
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Have you received the latest issue of the JDD?  Below are Journal of Drugs in Dermatology highlights and editor picks for the October issue! Consensus Recommendations on Adjunctive Topical Management of Atopic Dermatitis provides an overview of AD, summaries of pathophysiology and medical management, and discussion of epidermal barrier dysfunction and skin microbiome shifting associated with …
Addressing Patients with Pruritus: History & Physical Exam Part 1 of a 2-part series
by Jordan Rosen, BS on
PART 1   The well-known Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Director of the Miami Itch Center, recently lectured on various aspects of itch at the 2018 ODAC meeting. He has asked his two research fellows to write on the topic for Next Steps in Dermatology. This is the first article in a 2-part series about itch. A …