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Skin Lightening: Top 4 Things to Know
Skin Lightening panel at SOCU
by Lola Adekunle, MD on
The topic of skin lightening can be very controversial, but the reality is that there is a large market for skin lightening and learning to treat patients in the safest way is the priority. At the 2019 Skin of Color Update, a lecture on skin lightening included panelists: Dr. Eliot Battle, Dr. Pearl Grimes, and Dr. Cheryl Burgess and featured their approaches to skin lightening.    S …
Acne: What’s New and What’s to Come?
Acne in Skin of Color
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
I still treat my acne twice daily with a whole cabinet full of various topicals. I’ve tried and failed doxycycline because it disrupts every single molecule of bacterial flora in my body. I’ve tried and failed spironolactone because I was the poster child for nearly all of its annoying and inconvenient side effects. I’ve tried and failed several OCPs because my body was a little too convince …
Consensus and Misconceptions Regarding the Aesthetic Skin of Color Consumer
JDD Podcast
by Angela Hou, MD on
Each month the JDD Podcast discusses a current issue in dermatology. During the month of September, podcast host Dr. Adam Friedman sat down with Dr. Andrew Alexis, Chair of Dermatology at Mt. Sinai St. Lukes and Mount Sinai West to discuss misconceptions regarding the aesthetic skin of color consumer. Dr. Angela Hou, PGY-3 dermatology resident at George Washington University School of Medicine …
Adapalene 0.3%-Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5% Gel
Epiduo Forte
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
In the newest installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, we turn to the treatment of acne. Mutli-mechanistic approaches result in improved outcomes for patients, especially when it comes to the multifactorial causes of acne.  Adapalene 0.3%-benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel provides a useful tool for delivering two mainstays of acne therapy in one topical agent. [caption id="attachment_7253" …