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Imagining the future

Mar 3, 2014 – An examination of how mobile technology and other advancements will benefit the specialty going forward. ... what dermatologic diagnosis and therapy might look like in 2020 ... TRENDS IN DIAGNOSIS Technology that facilitates patient-doctor communication Jack Lewin, MD, president and CEO of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and chairmanMore by Jan Bowers

Contact dermatitis: Diagnosis, treatment, and outcome

Dermatologists help patients find what's causing their rash and treat stubborn skin rashes. ... If your dermatologist recommends wet dressings, you’ll receive instructions to help you make these ... If you have an infection, your dermatologist may prescribe an antibiotic. ... Some patients need light therapy to calm

Proper skin care lays the foundation for successful acne and rosacea treatment

moisturize, moisturize Keeping the skin properly hydrated is the key to successful acne therapy, and the daily use of a moisturizer has been shown to increase the skin’s ability to tolerate medications that often cause irritation

February 2011

February 2011 ... Download as PDF From the editor Can emollient therapy prevent the first flare Running an efficient office Weathering the downturn Picking up the tab for health system reform Tretinoin, tea, and tomato paste Pursuing our

November 2011 Dialogues in Dermatology Issue

Stratman, MD ... Laser Therapy of Onychomycosis ... by Markinson, DPM interviewed by Richard K. Scher, MD ... Target Audience: Dermatologists and other health care professionals who wish to access and update their current knowledge

March 2013 Dialogues in Dermatology Issue

March 2013 Dialogues in Dermatology Issue ... Includes 3 Interviews: ... Actinic Keratoses ... by Gary Goldenberg, MD interviewed by Michael Heffernan, MD ... Photodynamic Therapy ... by Nellie Konnikov, MD interviewed by Gary Brauner, MD

Study points to new vitiligo treatment options

Jul 1, 2014 – Physician Editor Abby Van Voorhees, MD, interviews John Harris, MD, PhD, about his recent Science Translational Medicine on CXCL10 and vitiligo. ... in the epidermis, We thought that interfering with this process might be a good strategy to develop new treatments. ... Dr. Van Voorhees: Are there any FDA-approved treatments for vitiligo? Let’s review the standard therapiesMore by Abby S. Van Voorhees

Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology schedule and faculty

Carolyn Jacob,MD ... 11:15 a. - ... Combination therapies - Amy Derick, MD ... 12:00 p.m. - ... Lunch 1:00 p.m. - ... Blepharoplasty - Steven M. Rotter, MD ... 1:30 p.m. - ... Hair transplantation - Marc Avram, MD ... 2:00 p.m. - ... How would you

Hormonal therapies serve as key adjunct acne treatment

May 1, 2012 – How dermatologists can use oral contraceptives to improve response in patients being treated for acne. ... particularly for resistant acne in Despite that, they are not a first line of therapy and are commonly used in combination with traditional treatments. Other hormonal therapies, namely spironolactone, are increasingly being usedMore by Ruth Carol

Position Statement - Treatment of Psoriatic Patients

of "stepwise-therapy", i.e., first phototherapy, then oral systemic 7, 8 ... therapies and finally biologic therapies in ascending order is The decision for treatment should be based on efficacy, potential adverse effects, prior treatments

Herpes simplex: Signs and symptoms

Many people who get a herpes virus never feel anything, but symptoms can occur. ... light sensitivity, discharge, and a gritty feeling in Without prompt treatment, scarring of the eye may result. Scarring can lead to cloudy vision and even loss of vision. ... If you develop signs and symptoms of herpes simplex, you

Acne: Diagnosis, treatment, and outcome

Virtually every case of acne can be controlled with treatment. ... These treatments include: ... Lasers and other light therapies: These devices reduce the ... acnes bacteria. Your dermatologist can determine whether this type of treatment can be helpful. ... Chemical peels: You cannot buy the chemical peels

A wide view on AKs

Jul 1, 2014 – Dermatology World looks at the cost of treating actinic keratoses and considers what cost-saving measures may result from the adoption of alternative payment models. ... When considering the options for patients who need field therapy, “you start out with the observation that, maybe with the exception of diclofenac, the remaining field therapies have roughly the same, about 80 percent, individualMore by Jan Bowers

Botulinum toxin therapy: How to prepare for your appointment

Dermatologists' tips to help you get the best results from botox treatment ... the following to everyone interested in botulinum ... Questions to ask before the procedure ... Before performing a cosmetic treatment, a dermatologist offers a consultation. During the consultation, you should ask questions. Asking questions

American Academy of Dermatology announces new mobile app for physicians to access comprehensive psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis guidelines

published in the ... Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) from 2008 to 2011 assessed the available therapies for psoriasis based on an extensive review of the The guidelines focused on each of the four major

No magic pill

An examination of photoprotection via oral or injectable antioxidant. ... promise as adjuvant therapies, however, particularly in patients with photosensitive conditions, none have yet demonstrated that they can do more than supplement the protection offered by shade, sun-protective clothing, hats, sunglasses

Hormones and the skin

It's primarily a ... Treatment options include topical minoxidil and other therapies, including oral medications that can block the effect of androgens, such as hormone replacement therapy and spironolactone. ... See your dermatologist

Melanoma: Who gets and causes

Anyone can get melanoma, but some people have a greater risk. ... Who ... Anyone can get melanoma. Most people who get it have light skin, but people who have brown and black skin also get melanoma. ... Some people have a higher risk of getting melanoma. These people have the following traits

72nd Annual Meeting: Leaders in Dermatology interview registration

Rogers has written and spoken extensively about surgical and medical treatments for hair loss, including contemporary techniques in hair transplantation, oral and topical treatments, and the use of low-level light therapy for hair growth

HIV dermatology

Discuss the importance of highly active antiretroviral therapy in the treatment of skin conditions in patients living with HIV/AIDS. ... Download the module ... HIV dermatology

Position Statement - Maintenance Therapy for Psoriasis Patients

psoriasis patients to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for ... Maintenance Therapy for Psoriasis Patients Page 2 of 2 ... References 1. Menter A, Gottlieb A, Feldman SR, Van Voorhees AS, Leonardi CL, Gordon KB, Lebwohl M

Different kinds of birthmarks

of these spots, kind of light brown, when they're on On dark skin they can be the color of black coffee. They can be small or big and often are oval-shaped. The spots might fade as you get older, but they probably won't go away

Essentials of Medical Dermatology schedule and faculty

Friday 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Registration ... 1:00 pm to 1:40 pm: The clinical-pathologic correlation in medical dermatology – Soon Bahrami, MD ... 1:40 pm to 2:20 pm: Psoriasis: Systemic and Biologic therapies – April Armstrong, MD

Discovering hope

May 1, 2014 – A feature detailing new targeted and immune therapies for the treatment of metastatic melanoma. ... Discovering hope ... New targeted and immune therapies prolonging survival in metastatic melanoma ... By Jan Bowers, contributing writer,   May 01, 2014 Even in an era of rapid medical advances, the proliferation and the promise of new drugsMore by Jan Bowers