Skin Care

Patient Buzz Series: Blood Creams to Drinkable Retinol
drinkable retinol
by Allison Sit on
Do your patients’ questions ever leave you at a loss for words? Is a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) moisturizer worth the cost? Can stone tools lift and sculpt the face? Does “drinkable retinol” improve aging skin? Be ready for your patients’ odd-ball questions by checking out this listing of recent articles in the consumer press. Allure: Dermatologists’ best skin care tips …
Patient Buzz Series: From Horse Medicine for Rosacea to At-Home Microneedling
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by Allison Sit on
Do your patients’ questions ever leave you at a loss for words? Should horse medicine be used to treat rosacea? How long to wait between applying skin care products? Is at-home microneedling effective? Be prepared for your patients’ questions about skin, hair and nail conditions by checking out this listing of recent articles in the consumer press. Allure: Excessive sweating vs. …
Oral Collagen Supplementation: Hype or Not?
oral collagen
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
“You are what you eat.” Do you believe that this statement applies to your skin?  What does the gut have to do the skin anyway?  Well, more than we previously thought.  Not only are skin and the GI system similar in that they are 24/7 exposed to the outside world and thus have similar protective and regulatory immune mechanisms, but the skin responds to what we eat!  While this has been a …
Spotlight On: Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD, FAAD, FACP
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
What made you decide on a career in dermatology? When I was 16 years old, I had a rash on my trunk, which baffled the pediatrician. When it wasn’t going away, they took me to see Dr. Alvin Friedman-Kien at NYU. From the door, he took one look and told me I had pityriasis rosea. I was fascinated by the sound of the long Latin name and I was hooked. From that moment on, I strived to get good gr …