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Patient Buzz Series: Worst Foods for Skin Health
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by Allison Sit on
Nutrition is a popular topic in this month’s Patient Buzz. What foods accelerate skin aging? What happens to the skin when you cut out sugar? Will cutting out dairy result in clear skin? Your patients may ask you questions based on what they have read in the media. Be prepared for your next office visits by reviewing this list of dermatology articles from the consumer press: Allure …
Minoxidil for Alopecia | Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
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by Adrianna Gonzalez Lopez, MD on
Various forms of alopecia affect millions of individuals worldwide and its prevalence appears to be increasing.1 Hair loss often leads to significant distress and negatively impacts quality of life. Treatment often requires a multimodal approach, and patient satisfaction is highly variable. Dermatologists have limited tools in their treatment armamentarium and may often resort to off-label use of …
Hair Restoration in Black Patients | The Expert Weighs In
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by Allison Sit on
Allure recently wrote an article about doctors who are making hair transplantation more accessible for Black patients. What are the unique challenges of hair restoration in Black patients, and which surgical and non-surgical approaches are most effective? To answer questions about hair restoration, I reached out to Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, FAAD, director of cosmetic dermatology and lasers at t …
Hair Loss- Friday Pop Quiz
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
A 36-year-old male presents to the dermatology clinic with the findings depicted in this image. He states that this is the only involved area, and he denies any other associated symptoms. Two 4-mm punch biopsies are performed, one from the affected area and one from the unaffected region. Which of the following histopathologic findings are most likely associated with in this condition? A. D …
The Role of Hairstylists in Alopecia
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by Blair Allais, MD on
Partnering with Hair stylists is more than just a hair style. During the 2021 Virtual Skin of Color Update, and through concrete examples, Dr. Chesahna Kindred shared some of the intangible benefits of working together to increase patient satisfaction. Hairstylists are key in preventing and helping to treat traction alopecia! Hairstylists can help to: Recommend healthy hair styles …