LGBTQ+ skin care

JDD July Issue Highlights
JDD July
Below are the JDD issue highlights for the July Issue! Patients with self-perceived skin sensitivity were more likely to develop objective stinging in Objective Evaluation of Skin Sensitivity Across Fitzpatrick Skin Types.    Early diagnosis allows for earlier treatment interventions in Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperhidrosis: Practical Guidance and Current Therapy Update.   …
Permanent Hair Removal for Gender Minority Individuals
by Dustin Marks, BS | Erica Dommasch, MD on
What are the unique indications for permanent hair removal in gender minorities? For transgender women and other gender minority people seeking a more feminine and/or androgynous appearance, the use of feminizing hormone therapy (e.g. estrogen + finasteride/spironolactone) does not fully eliminate facial and body hair.1  Many transwomen indicate the face as the most important body part for gend …
Dr. Landriscina on Caring for LGBTQ+ Patients
At the 17th ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference held January 17-20, 2020 in Orlando, FL, Dr. Angelo Landriscina led a session on developing new approaches to caring for LGBTQ+ patients. Next Steps correspondent Dr. Anna Chacon reports back on highlights and pearls from the session which covered the following: Why this topic? Updating Our Understanding of SGM Pa …
Developing a Competent Approach to LGBTQ+ Patients
LGBTQ Health Series
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. What better time to start our new series on caring for LGBTQ+ patients.  As Pride Month draws to a close, let’s focus on some of the ways we can take a competent approach to our LGBTQ+ patients year-round. You Don’t Have to Know Everything As an LGBTQ+ physician, I can tell you that this is the first way that healthcare providers get tripped up when caring for L …