patient buzz

Patient Buzz Series: Chlorophyll for Acne?
Chlorophyll for Acne?
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles about the TikTok trend of drinking chlorophyll water to treat acne. Should dermatologists recommend chlorophyll water to their acne patients? Are there dietary changes patients should make to naturally increase their chlorophyll intake? Find out what your colleagues say about the latest TikTok trend – as well as other dermatology trends …
Patient Buzz Series: From K-beauty Trends to Psoriasis vs. Eczema
K-beauty
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles ranging from K-beauty trends, which are skincare products and practices popular in Korea, to differentiating psoriasis from eczema. Review this list of dermatology articles from the consumer press and be ready for your patient’s questions about K-beauty and other skin, hair, and nail trends: Allure: How to prepare for a teledermatology …
Patient Buzz Series: From itchy, raised tattoos to blue light protection skincare
raised, itchy tattoos
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles discussing a variety of topics such as itchy, raised tattoos (is this normal?), blue light protection skincare, and other topics uniquely related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Is COVID-19 to blame for eczema flares? Is makeup gone unused in the pandemic still safe to use? Is blue light from extra screen time during the pandemic damaging our skin? What are …
Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Product No-Nos
by Allison Sit on
Mistakes when using skincare products is a common theme among the articles in this month’s Patient Buzz. What happens when cleansing oils are applied to wet skin? Is bar soap good for the face? Does menthol help or hurt chapped lips? Is the sunscreen in a facial moisturizer enough to protect the skin? Be prepared for your patients’ questions, including how to use skincare products, by revie …
Patient Buzz: Can hair greying be slowed?
hair greying
by Allison Sit on
Coveteur recently wrote an article asking if hair greying can be slowed. For expert advice, I contacted Chesahna Kindred, MD, MBA, FAAD, a dermatologist in practice in Columbia, Md. Is it possible to slow the greying of hair?   In several of my alopecia patients, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) reverses grey hair. The repigmentation persists when patients keep up with maintenance therapy. In …