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Rosacea in Skin of Color Patients: Nuances in Diagnosis & Treatment
Rosacea in skin of color
by Freba Farhat, MD on
Wow! Prior to my attendance to the 2020 Skin of Color Virtual Conference, I had not fully realized the deficits in my learning when it came to recognizing common dermatologic conditions in our skin of color (SOC) patient population. Prior to Dr. Ted Rosen’s lecture on rosacea in SOC patients I had figured I knew enough to identify this dermatologic condition in most clinical settings as well as …
ODAC Scientific Poster Highlights: Acne & Rosacea
acne and rosacea
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
During the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference held virtually on January 14th-17th, dermatologists from around the country submitted newly published research findings and novel therapeutics in the areas of acne and rosacea, all presented as part of a virtual scientific poster gallery. We share the highlights of each poster below! Efficacy and Safety of Narrow-spectrum Oral …
Acne: Changing Practices in a Changing Clinical Landscape
ACNE
by Angela Hou, MD on
One of my favorite diseases to treat as a dermatology resident is acne, as I find that it often has a huge impact on quality of life and self-confidence. Patients often come in when they have tried various over the counter medications and holistic treatments with no success and are frustrated at their lack of improvement. The good news for these patients is that there are many new medications that …
Treating Alopecia in Skin of Color Patients: How to Arrest Loss and Promote Regrowth
alopecia in soc
by Edita Newton, MD on
Can you improve your culturally-competent hair loss consultation? Would you like to grow your toolbox for comprehensive alopecia treatment? If so, you are in the right place! Hair loss is a frequent concern for patients visiting the dermatologist, especially in patients with pigmented skin types. Kinky or coiled hair has an innate fragility that makes African Americans especially prone to hair …
Skin Microbiome and Acne: Connecting the Dots
Skin Microbiome and Acne
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD 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 …