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Updates & Practical Pearls on Hyperhidrosis
hyperhidrosis
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Hyperhidrosis,  an extremely prevalent disease affecting about 15 million Americans and 365 million people worldwide, is equally matched by impact and burden on quality of life. Identifying these patients and making them know that this is a true medical problem can be absolutely life-altering. Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference intervie …
Clinical Photography – Pearls from the Expert
Clinical Photography Pearls
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Clinical photography is a critical tool for the dermatologist and has rapidly become standard of care in the digital era.  While a point-and-click approach to photography is sufficient for some circumstances, there are some simple tricks and techniques that will elevate your photography to a new level of professionalism. Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and S …
Got a Difficult Patient? Here’s What to Do!
difficult patients
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
A career in medicine starts with a vision of what it will be like to be a doctor—making a difference in the world, doing genuine good, helping people heal, or fostering dignity and compassion for those who are facing the end of their days. The privilege and ability to do these things for others comes at a great personal and financial cost. But we keep our gazes turned to the delayed gratitude we …
Media Relations in Dermatology
media relations in dermatology
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Becoming a media expert can help grow a dermatology practice. But how and where do you begin? In this 6-part series,  Allison Sit, public relations and communications expert, shares valuable advice on how to get started. Read each part of the series below: Part 1: Five Ways Media Relations Can Help You Build Your Practice Part 2: When to Hire An Agency Part 3: Six Steps to Develop a Med …
Practical Dermoscopy with Sima Jain, MD
dermoscopy
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescence microscopy, epiluminoscopy or skin surface microscopy, is an important way to visualize subsurface structures in the epidermis and dermis. In a 2-part series, Dr. Sima Jain reviews the evaluation of pigmented lesions, and the different vessel morphologies and patterns along with a discussion of specific findings in select cutaneous infections. Read part …