Skin of Color Update

Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Skin of Color
Mohs Micrographic SurgeryAt the 2023 Skin of Color Update, Dr. David Ciocon, Director of Dermatologic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS) and Procedural Dermatology at the Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, provided a comprehensive exploration of MMS in patients with skin of color, with a focus on defining keratinocyte carcinoma and shedding light on disparities within this patient popula …
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Diagnosing & Treating Nail Psoriasis in Skin of Color Patients
Nail psoriasisNext Steps in Derm, in partnership with Skin of Color Update, interviewed Dr. Shari Lipner, director of the Nail Division at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Hear the results of Dr. Lipner’s retrospective study on time to diagnosis in patients with skin of color who have nail psoriasis. Find out why the clinical examination is especially important. Learn how derm …
Nail psoriasis
Improving Rosacea Outcomes in Skin of Color Patients
RosaceaNext Steps in Derm, in partnership with Skin of Color Update, interviewed Dr. Hilary Baldwin, a board-certified dermatologist and medical director of the Acne Treatment & Research Center in Morristown, N.J. and Brooklyn, N.Y. Diagnosing rosacea in patients with skin of color can be a learning experience as the disease may be more challenging to recognize in richly pigmented skin. Find out why …
Rosacea
What Dermatologists Should Know About Approaching Alopecia Patients
alopeciaNext Steps in Derm, in partnership with Skin of Color Update, interviewed dermatologist Dr. Victoria Barbosa, associate professor at University of Chicago Medicine. Watch as Dr. Barbosa shares why it may be challenging for an alopecia patient to visit a dermatologist and why it’s important to address the psychological burden of hair loss. Hear how considering a broad differential is essential t …
alopecia
Diagnosis and Treatment of Asian-Specific Skin Diseases
Asian Skin DiseasesAt the 2023 Skin of Color Update Conference, attendees had the exciting opportunity to listen to Dr. George Han, MD, PhD, from Northwell Health in New York, discuss the prevalence and characteristics of certain skin conditions, primarily in Asian populations. His lecture highlighted the differences in the presentation, genetics, and treatment responses among Asians compared to other ethnic groups …
Asian Skin Diseases