skin of color dermatology

JDD July Issue Highlights
JDD July
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Below are the JDD issue highlights for the July Issue! Patients with self-perceived skin sensitivity were more likely to develop objective stinging in Objective Evaluation of Skin Sensitivity Across Fitzpatrick Skin Types.    Early diagnosis allows for earlier treatment interventions in Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperhidrosis: Practical Guidance and Current Therapy Update.   …
Permanent Hair Removal for Gender Minority Individuals
by Dustin Marks, BS | Erica Dommasch, MD on
What are the unique indications for permanent hair removal in gender minorities? For transgender women and other gender minority people seeking a more feminine and/or androgynous appearance, the use of feminizing hormone therapy (e.g. estrogen + finasteride/spironolactone) does not fully eliminate facial and body hair.1  Many transwomen indicate the face as the most important body part for gend …
COVID-19 News & Resource Center
COVID-19 News & Resources
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EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. COVID-19 DERM TOPICS JDD COVID-19 Webinar Series COVID-19: Urgent Medical and Aesthetic Issues for Dermatology Streamed live on April 1st, 2020, and now available to watch on-demand, this webinar panel provides discussion, guidance, and leadership for dermatologists and dermatology practices during the global corona …
A Closer Look at a Multi-Targeted Approach to Hair Loss in African American Women
Hair Loss in African American Woman
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Hair loss is a common problem that spares no gender or ethnic group. As we know, there are differences in straight and curly hair including follicle shape, growth rate, and density.2Similarly, there are also differences epidemiologically in what types of hair loss are more commonly seen in different ethnic groups, as well as how it’s diagnosed and treated.2 JDD authors Cheryl Burgess MD, Wendy R …
Psoriasis in Skin of Color: Pearls from the Expert
Psoriasis in Skin of Color
by Lola Adekunle, MD on
As a first-year dermatology resident, I really enjoyed Dr. Andrew Alexis’ lecture on Psoriasis: Distinct Clinical Features and Treatment Options for Psoriasis Patients of Color at the Skin of Color Update. His lecture largely focused on the fundamentals of dermatology. He emphasized the importance of looking at color and distribution of the clinical presentation and recognizing common mimickers …