Skin Care

Patient Buzz: Teledermatology Platforms and Skin Care
teledermatologyThe New York Times recently published an article about teledermatology and telehealth platforms that are disrupting skin care. Are these platforms good for expanding patient access to dermatology? How should dermatology clinicians address patient questions about these platforms? For expert advice, I reached out to George Han, MD, PhD, associate professor of dermatology at the Donald and Barb …
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Patient Buzz: Melasma Moustache | The Expert Weighs In
melasmaGood Housekeeping recently posted an article on how to treat a melasma moustache. What should dermatology clinicians know about treating melasma on the upper lip? What are some up and coming melasma treatments that dermatology clinicians should be aware of? For expert advice, I reached out to Jennifer Rullan, MD, FAAD, a dermatologist in Chula Vista, Ca. How common is melasma on the upper l …
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Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Ingredients from Your Pantry
skincare ingredientsThis month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about the latest trendy ingredients in skincare products, and some of them come from the pantry. Does science support claims that turmeric can improve sun-damaged skin and conditions such as acne, eczema or psoriasis? Can licorice root extract serve as a gentler way to lighten the skin? Be prepared for your patients’ questions by perusing this lis …
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Patient Buzz Series: Acne Positivity Movement
acne positivity movementThis month’s Patient Buzz includes several acne articles including one about the acne positivity movement, which is an effort to normalize the condition rather than shame those who suffer from it. Other news includes if biotin can cause acne, the latest in scar treatments, and how to treat chest and cystic acne. Peruse this list of consumer media articles about acne and other skin, hair and n …
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Patient Buzz Series: COVID-19 Fallout
COVID-19 vaccine and fillersThis month’s Patient Buzz includes news about dermatologic concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Are stress-related body acne and hair loss on the rise? What is the science behind stress and the skin? Are dermal filler patients at risk of side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine? Review this list of dermatology articles and be ready for your patients’ questions: Allure: Laser …
COVID-19 vaccine and fillers