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Skincare Mondays | Regrounding on Retinoids
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by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Retinoids Retinoids are a class of molecules derived from vitamin A or having structural and/or functional similarities to vitamin A.1 The first medicinal use of vitamin A dates back to ancient Egypt where liver juices were used to treat endemic night blindness.2 Prescribed topical retinoids are divided into 6 classes: Tretinoin (all-trans retinoic acid), adapalene, tazarotene, trifarotene, al …
Key Tips for Dermatologists in Prescribing and Managing JAK Inhibitors
JAK Inhibitors
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Neal Bhatia (a board-certified Dermatologist who serves as Director of Clinical Dermatology at Therapeutics Clinical Research ) about the latest with JAK inhibitors. Watch as he summarizes the most recent trials, approvals, and developments. Plus why doctors shouldn't be afraid to dive in w …
JDD Issue Highlights | June 2022: Acne & Rosacea
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The June 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on acne and rosacea, with original articles discussing topics such as improving rosacea outcomes in skin of color patients, pediatric and female acne, topical management of facial and truncal acne, and many more. Included in this issue are also case reports on bullous dermatitis and low dose Naltrexone in combination with PRP …
Hormonal Treatment of Acne: Work up, Indications, & Guidelines
Hormonal treatment of acne
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Dr. Diane Thiboutot, Professor of Dermatology at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, gave a practical talk at the 2022 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference about hormonal treatment of acne. Dr. Thiboutot discussed the hormonal work up, indications for hormonal treatment, and guidelines for choosing a therapy, including oral contraceptives. Hormonal Workup for Ac …
Acitretin for Psoriasis | Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
acitretin
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
Pustular psoriasis can present quickly and pose a life-threatening emergency. Acitretin is the only systemic retinoid FDA-approved for treatment of psoriasis, specifically both pustular and severe plaque-type psoriasis.1Systemic retinoids such as acitretin are utilized heavily in dermatology, and practitioners must be knowledgeable about all of the FDA-approved and off-label applications as well a …