skin of color dermatology

Patient Buzz: Using Lasers for Acne Scars | The Expert Weighs In
acne scars
by Allison Sit on
Cosmopolitan recently posted an article, "Lasers for Acne Scars: How They Work and the Best Treatments to Try Right Now.” What can lasers do now for acne scars, and what developments are on the horizon? For expert advice, I reached out to Dallas dermatologist DiAnne Davis, MD, FAAD, who will be part of a panel discussion on lasers and energy-based devices to treat acne scars at the ODAC D …
The Many Faces of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA)
Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA)
by Olabola Awosika, MD, MS, FAAD on
Unique characteristics of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA) range from hair breakage and thinning to follicular dropout and scarring to pinpoint papules within areas of new onset scarring. Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) is a progressive scarring alopecia affecting 3-6% of middle-aged, almost exclusively, Black women. CCCA classically presents as a patch of hai …
Simple Ways Dermatologists Can Advance Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
equity diversity and inclusion
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Omar N. Qutub (founder of his private clinic Defining Dermatology in his native Portland) about equity, diversity, and inclusion. Watch him unveil three simple ways clinicians can take action to help transform the face of dermatology.  Further Reading If you would like to read more …
JDD July Issue Highlights | Skin of Color Issue
skin of color
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The July issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin of color topics with the perfect mix of original articles, case reports, brief communications, and letters to the editor. Among many of the topics explored in this issue are skin of color dermatology on TikTok, disparities in melanoma recognition in skin of color, diversity in acne clinical trials, dermatologists at skin o …
The Many Faces of Acne
acne
by Lauren C. Payne, MD, MS, FAAD on
Our new series, “The Many Faces of”, showcases side-by-side images of some of the most commonly seen dermatology conditions in an array of skin tones and briefly highlight nuances in clinical presentation.  All images featured in the series are part of The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas, a resource developed by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Friedman, …