holistic dermatology

A WHOLE-istic View to Managing Psoriasis in the Era of COVID-19
Managing Psoriasis in the Era of Covid-19
by Matthew Willett, MD, FAAD on
As part of the recent 2020 Integrative Dermatology Symposium, Dr. Jason Hawkes, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UC Davis, provided a fantastically comprehensive primer on the management of psoriasis in the COVID-19 era. Read on for important treatment recommendations and insights to improve your clinical practice! As an introduction, Dr. Hawkes emphasized that psoriasis remains a …
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 …
Part 1: What to Eat for Hair Health
Integrative Hair Care Dr. Apple Bodemer
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
If I could think of a dermatologic condition with which patients are most often in tears, hair loss would definitely be on the top of my list.  For both males and females alike, the impact that hair has on our sense of identity is undeniable.  No, it's not life-threatening, but the psychological distress can be quite significant-- which often transfers right onto the dermatologist.  Because tre …