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Applying the Psoriasis Guidelines to Practice
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm and the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, in partnership with the Dermatology Education Foundation (DEF) and Physicians Resources,  interviewed Dr. April Armstrong (Professor of Dermatology and Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the Keck School of Medicine at USC) on applying the psoriasis guidelines established by the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psor …
Keloids | Medical & Procedural Treatment Strategies
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by Joyce Cheng, MD on
Patients with skin of color are at significantly higher risk of developing keloid scars compared with their fair-skinned counterparts. At the 2022  Skin of Color Update, Dr. Eva Kerby, Assistant Dermatology Professor at Weill Cornell Medicine, and Dr. Maritza Perez, Professor of Dermatology at the University of Connecticut, shared their pathogenesis-informed medical and procedural treatment strat …
Patient Buzz: Using Lasers for Acne Scars | The Expert Weighs In
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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 …
Managing Psoriasis in Patients With Skin of Color: Get Expert Insights
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The burden of psoriasis in patients with skin of color is significant, with reduced quality of life and often delayed diagnosis compared to patients with white skin. Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH, shares how he thinks learners will benefit from participating in this enduring educational activity from our symposium at the 2022 Skin of Color Update annual meeting in New York. [/vc_column_text][/vc_colum …
The Many Faces of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA)
frontal fibrosing alopecia
by Lauren C. Payne, MD, MS, FAAD on
Before concluding a patient with thinning edges has traction or androgenic alopecia, take a closer look at the scalp, face, and other hair bearing areas of the body to complete the picture. You might be missing signs and symptoms of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia. As seen in the images, FFA can have various presentation patterns on different skin tones and hair textures. Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia …