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Dr. Vivian Shi on Treating Patients with Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
by Edita Newton, MD on
In this interview with Dr. Vivian Shi, Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, I share her words of wisdom and practical pearls for treating patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic inflammatory disease with recurrent painful nodules affecting intertriginous skin. Dr. Shi has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and is the editor …
Isotretinoin in Acne: Fact vs Fiction
Isotretinoin
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD MS on
Dr. Lester is the Director of the Skin of Color Program at the Department of Dermatology University of California San Francisco. Wow! This means we got a “two for one special” from her lecture, not only learning about the truths and myths associated with the use of isotretinoin in acne but also recognizing that those who are underrepresented minorities or socioeconomically disadvantaged may no …
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 …
Use of Hormonal Therapies in Acne
HORMONAL ACNE
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD MS on
“2, 4, 6, 8… Who do we appreciate?” Dr. Julie C Harper from the Dermatology and Skin Care Center of Birmingham for giving us a rock-solid breakdown of hormonal therapies for acne. Although she didn’t lead us in cheers, she did teach us the “3, 6, 9, 12” of risk for venous thromboembolism in women of childbearing age. Read on to find out more! Before we get into the “nitty-gritty, …
Your Acne Questions, Answered!
acne
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The following questions were submitted by attendees during the GW Virtual Acne Appraisal Conference held on July 30th, 2020. To watch the on-demand recording of each lecture presented during the conference, click here.   Topical Management of Acne – James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD Is there any risk of minocycline foam causing minocycline-induced hyperpigmentation? Or is that more a …