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JDD January 2021 Issue Highlights: From COVID-19 Vaccine to Facial Rejuvenation
COVID-19 vaccine
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The January issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology focuses on Aesthetics Treatments, featuring an outstanding line-up of original articles from COVID-19 vaccine to facial rejuvenation. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Aesthetic Office Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan is a proactive approach for aesthetic treatment offices to manage a …
Understanding and Changing Patient Behavior and Minimizing Risk of UV Damage – A JDD Podcast Recap
UV damage
by James J. Contestable, MD on
We all discuss sun protection with our patients.  At this point, our recommendations are predictable – “avoidance, protective clothing, SPF 30+, broad-spectrum, water-resistant, and reapplication.” But how can we effectively change patient behavior? Important note – this discussion has wide arching correlations to all areas of human behavior, medicine, and dermatology that spans more th …
The Science of Sun Protection: A JDD Podcast Recap
sun protection
by James J. Contestable, MD on
A patient in my clinic was recently prescribed 5-fluorouracil for severe photodamage, diffuse actinic keratoses. He is 24 years old and, unfortunately, lacked knowledge about photoprotection.  It was sobering to think about how much longer he has to live and the damage already done. Strides have been made over the years in educating our patients about photoprotection, but recently, patients have …
Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Products & How to Use Them
Patient Buzz Series
by Allison Sit on
Articles in this month’s Patient Buzz address questions about skincare products and how to use them. Do oils hydrate the skin? Are products with snail slime effective? What ingredients to avoid in homemade skin care? What’s the best way to introduce a new skincare product to your routine? Be prepared for your patient’s questions about skincare products by reviewing this list of dermatolog …
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 …