melanoma

Patient Buzz Series: BeautyTok’s “Skin Cycling”
skin cycling
by Allison Sit on
“Skin Cycling” is the latest BeautyTok trend and it has a dermatologist to thank. Dr. Whitney Bowe created the four-night skincare regimen, which she popularized on social media. The routine includes chemical exfoliation, retinol and recovery to reset the skin and strengthen the skin barrier. Are you ready for questions about the latest beauty trends? Review this list of articles in the con …
Patient Buzz Series: Calamine Lotion as Makeup Primer
calamine lotion
by Allison Sit on
Dermatologists are sounding alarm after some TikTok influencers are recommending calamine lotion as a makeup primer, claiming the hack helps improve blemishes and keeps makeup in place. It’s the latest viral beauty hack popularized on the social media platform. Be ready for the hacks your patients may bring up in their next office visits by perusing this list of articles in the consumer press: …
JDD July Issue Highlights | Skin of Color Issue
skin of color
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The July issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin of color topics with the perfect mix of original articles, case reports, brief communications, and letters to the editor. Among many of the topics explored in this issue are skin of color dermatology on TikTok, disparities in melanoma recognition in skin of color, diversity in acne clinical trials, dermatologists at skin o …
The Many Faces of Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCCs)
Basal Cell Carcinomas
by Olabola Awosika, MD, MS, FAAD on
Our new series, “The Many Faces of”, showcases side-by-side images of some of the most commonly seen dermatology conditions in an array of skin tones and briefly highlight nuances in clinical presentation.  All images featured in the series are part of The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas, a resource developed by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Friedman, …
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Management of Melanoma: Answers to Four Key Questions
artificial intelligence (AI)
by Vishal A. Patel, MD | Michael J. Visconti, DO on
Admittedly, it took me a while to get over the fear of an artificial intelligence (AI) “apocalypse”, which likely developed after my older brother forced me to repeatedly watch “The Terminator” at the tender age of seven. Through an extensive dive into the literature and numerous lectures by Dr. Vishal A. Patel, I’ve since realized the applicability and patient benefit of AI in dermatolo …