skin of color dermatology

Patient Buzz Series: Skin Bias in Dermatology
Skin bias in dermatology
by Allison Sit on
The topic of disparities in the dermatologic care of skin of color is now receiving national attention in the consumer press. Articles in this month’s Patient Buzz address questions, including: Is skin bias in dermatology endangering people of color? Why are dermatology images not more diverse? What should Black patients know before their next dermatology visit? Don’t be caught off guard wi …
COVID-19 News & Resource Center
COVID-19 News & Resources
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. COVID-19 DERM TOPICS Safely Reopening Derm Practices Video Series 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 …
Patient Buzz Series: ‘Tantouring’ and Other Sun Protection Concerns
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
This month’s Patient Buzz features sun protection questions. Is ‘Tantouring’ safe? Is sunscreen needed indoors? What’s the optimal SPF? Prepare for your patients’ questions by reviewing this list of dermatology news in the consumer press: Allure: How to treat burns Allure: Mochi skin routine Allure: Vibrator facial massage Allure/MSN Lifestyle: Witch hazel for acne …
JDD July Issue Highlights
JDD July
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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 …