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Patient Buzz Series: Chlorophyll for Acne?
Chlorophyll for Acne?
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes several articles about the TikTok trend of drinking chlorophyll water to treat acne. Should dermatologists recommend chlorophyll water to their acne patients? Are there dietary changes patients should make to naturally increase their chlorophyll intake? Find out what your colleagues say about the latest TikTok trend – as well as other dermatology trends …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! AGEP
AGEP
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember drugs commonly causing AGEP, or acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis. These drugs include: Beta-lactam antibiotics Calcium channel blockers Cephalosporins Macrolide antibiotics Mercury Mnemonic: ABC MICKEY MOUSE AGEP Beta- Lactam Calcium channel blockers, cephalosporins Macrolides Mercury Click HERE to down …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! UVA Chemical Blockers
UVA Blockers
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember UVA blockers that are Chemical or Organic compound with the following mnemonic: UVA BEAM Benzophenones (ex: Oxybenzone)   Ecamsule (aka: Mexoryl SX)  Avobenzone (Parsol 1789)  Methyl anthranilate Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on sunscreens? Check out page 406 of yo …
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 …