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Patient Buzz: COVID-19 & Telogen Effluvium
Telogen Effluvium
by Allison Sit on
VeryWell Health recently posted an article about a study that showed stress from COVID-19 -- and perhaps the virus itself – may be leading to an increase in hair loss cases. For an expert opinion, I contacted Chesahna Kindred, MD, MBA, FAAD, a dermatologist in practice in Columbia, Md. Has the pandemic led to an increase in telogen effluvium?  Absolutely. I noticed an increase in te …
Alopecia in Skin of Color: Alternative Therapies
Alopecia in Skin of Color
by Cula N. Dautriche, MD, PhD on
Management of alopecia in skin of color is challenging due to a paucity of research into its pathophysiology coupled with a poor understanding of the basic hair care practices in this patient population. For the patient, it is often associated with severe emotional distress. Unfortunately, many forms of hair loss are refractory to standard therapies. At the 2020 Skin of Color Virtual Update, Dr …
JDD January 2021 Issue Highlights: From COVID-19 Vaccine to Facial Rejuvenation
COVID-19 vaccine
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The January issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on Aesthetics Treatments, featuring an outstanding line-up of original articles from COVID-19 vaccine to facial rejuvenation. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Aesthetic Office Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan is a proactive approach for aesthetic treatment offices to manage a …
Treating Alopecia in Skin of Color Patients: How to Arrest Loss and Promote Regrowth
alopecia in soc
by Edita Newton, MD on
Can you improve your culturally-competent hair loss consultation? Would you like to grow your toolbox for comprehensive alopecia treatment? If so, you are in the right place! Hair loss is a frequent concern for patients visiting the dermatologist, especially in patients with pigmented skin types. Kinky or coiled hair has an innate fragility that makes African Americans especially prone to hair …
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 …