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Skin Microbiome and Acne: Connecting the Dots
Skin Microbiome and Acne
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO on
When we think about skin, a few things come to mind: protection, temperature regulation, sensation. However, there is growing interest in the microbiome of the skin. Our skin flora can be likened to an invisible ecosystem. Similar to fingerprints, it is unique to each individual. The complexity of the skin microbiome is continuing to be researched. This research is paving the way to improve our un …
Antibiotics and Acne: the Bad, the Good, and the Brand New
Acne & Antibiotics
by James J. Contestable, MD on
Tomorrow when we arrive into clinic (or this afternoon if you are reading this during your lunch break), we will invariably be greeted with patients who struggle with one of the most common diseases we treat – acne.  More than likely, we will reach for topical retinoids, topical antibiotics, and the occasional systemic antibiotic.  Evidence supports the short-term use of systemic antibiotics t …
Your Acne Questions, Answered!
acne
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The following questions were submitted by attendees during the GW Virtual Acne Appraisal Conference held on July 30th, 2020. To watch the on-demand recording of each lecture presented during the conference, click here.   Topical Management of Acne – James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD Is there any risk of minocycline foam causing minocycline-induced hyperpigmentation? Or is that more a …
Patient Buzz: Acne or Papulopustular Rosacea? The Expert Weighs In
acne or papulopustular rosacea
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Popsugar/Yahoo! Life recently posted an article about papulopustular rosacea and how common it is misdiagnosed. For expert advice on how to correctly diagnose papulopustular rosacea, I consulted dermatologist Linda Stein Gold, MD, director of dermatology clinical research at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Mich., as well as division head of dermatology at Henry Ford Health System in West …
What’s New on the Vitiligo Treatment Horizon
New Vitiligo Treatments
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. John Harris, Vice-Chair of Dermatology and Director of the Vitiligo Clinic and Research Center at UMass Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, on new vitiligo treatments in the horizon. Watch as he shares recent discoveries that have influenced the way that we diagnose and manage pat …