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Are Dermatologists Prepared to Treat COVID-19 Patients?
Dermatologists and COVID-19
by Allison Sit on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. Allure recently posted an article on why dermatologists and plastic surgeons are preparing to join other medical professionals in the fight against COVID-19. Are dermatologists prepared to treat patients with contagious respiratory illness? For an expert opinion, I consulted dermatologist Sheila Farhang, MD, Mohs …
Patient Buzz Series: Situational Cleansing and Aquagenic Urticaria
by Allison Sit on
This month’s edition of our Patient Buzz series includes articles on treating acne, situational cleansing, and aquagenic urticaria just to name a few. Be prepared for your patients’ questions about acne and other dermatologic conditions by perusing this list of skin, hair and nail articles from the consumer press: Allure: Pimple Popper’s acne prevention tips Allure: Guide t …
Patient Buzz Series: Supplements and Massagers for Healthy Hair
patient buzz
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz features articles on how to treat hair loss and grow healthy strands. Can supplements promote healthy hair from the inside out? Can scalp massagers stimulate hair growth? Prepare for your patients’ hair questions by reviewing this list of dermatology articles in the consumer press: Allure: How lip balms may contribute to chapped lips Allure: Injectabl …
Patient Buzz Series: Face Workouts and Other Trends
Patient buzz series
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz features articles on some new or unusual methods gaining popularity. Can face workouts lift and tighten? Are there health benefits to perineum sunning? Can ingestible collagen improve the skin from the inside out? These articles may become topics of conversation at upcoming office visits. Review the articles in this list to prepare for your patients’ questions: …
Patient Buzz: Reddit for Skin Care Questions?
Reddit SkincareAddiction
by Allison Sit on
Cosmopolitan recently posted an article on how Reddit's SkincareAddiction community is creating a generation of at-home dermatologists. But is a community of 1 million users answering dermatology questions good for the specialty? For an expert opinion, I consulted Jared Jagdeo, MD, MS, associate professor of dermatology and founding director of the Center for Laser, Aesthetics and Body Insti …