skin cancer

Should Dermatologists Recommend Routine Skin Cancer Screenings?
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Vishal A. Patel (fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon who serves as Director of Cutaneous Oncology at the GW Cancer Center and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the GW Department of Dermatology) about routine skin cancer checks. Watch as he provides insight on this complex questio …
The Utility or Lack Thereof of Skin Cancer Screening
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by Emily Murphy, MD on
Dr. Vishal Patel (Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences) gave a thought-provoking talk at the 2022 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference about something we do nearly every day as dermatologists – full body skin exams. He started by reviewing the rising epidemic of sk …
Patient Buzz Series: Calamine Lotion as Makeup Primer
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by Allison Sit on
Dermatologists are sounding alarm after some TikTok influencers are recommending calamine lotion as a makeup primer, claiming the hack helps improve blemishes and keeps makeup in place. It’s the latest viral beauty hack popularized on the social media platform. Be ready for the hacks your patients may bring up in their next office visits by perusing this list of articles in the consumer press: …
Skincare Mondays | Diversity Under the Sun
by NeutrogenaMD on
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 …
Patient Buzz Series: “Jello Skin” and Other Trends
by Allison Sit on
“Jello Skin” is a term that dermatology patients – especially TikTok-using patients – may use in their next office visit. A facialist coined the term when describing glowing, bouncy skin with a lot of collagen similar to Jell-O gelatin. Are you up-to-date on the latest developments and trends in dermatology? Peruse this list of articles in the consumer press and learn about everything fro …