by NeutrogenaMD on
Could a week-long beach vacation equal half a year’s sun exposure?
Americans make more than 400 million visits to the beach every year.1
Studies show UV exposure during vacations makes up to 50% of an individual’s total annual UV exposure.2-6
High-solar-intensity beach settings put patients at risk of UV over-exposure that can lead to acute and chronic health consequences i …
by Lauren C. Payne, 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, …
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Suncare is important for every skin tone. The risk of sunburn correlates with skin tone - not ethnicity.
Sunburn experiences differ across ethnicities.
An online survey of 3,597 adults who identified as White, Black, Hispanic and Asian showed sunburns occur across all ethnicities - even the darkest skin tones, but the experience is very different.1 Those who identified as White reported “ski …
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The May 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin cancer and features other topics such as fungal infections, updates on new topical advances, and Mohs micrographic surgery. We share this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s desk:
Insights in Skin of Color Patients With Atopic Dermatitis and the Role of Skincare in Improving Outcomes concludes …
by Blair Allais, MD on
During the 2021 Skin of Color Update virtual conference, Dr. Maritza Perez opened her lecture by sharing her goal: to assess what is known about skin cancer and photoprotection in people of color. Dr. Perez is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, who commissioned a workforce to look into this subject.
What is known about the epidemiology of keratinocyte carcinomas in people of color? …