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Dale Westrom MD PhD Dermatologist establishes walk in clinic

Apr 2, 2013 – Profile of Members Making a Difference award winner Dale Westrom, MD, PhD. ... role to play in cancer therapy, Westrom said, because new therapies have skin-related side effects. “It’s rewarding to be able to inform, reassure, and prepare patients for the changes that are going to happen.&rdquoMore by John Carruthers

Essentials of Medical Dermatology course description

Essentials of Medical Dermatology is designed to provide practical medical dermatology information to residents in dermatology training programs as well as practitioners who see patients with medical dermatologic problems. Topics include treatment and care of patients with psoriasis, eczema, acne, atopic dermatitis, blistering diseases, and collagen vascular diseases. Particular attention will be paid to drug reactions and how to approach patients with complex problems or —œrecalcitrant— disease in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. ... that will result in improved ... Design a plan for selection of systemic medications for psoriasis and develop a scheme for evaluation prior to and during therapy. ... Recognize the potential toxicity of systemic therapies for psoriasis

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

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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

Melanoma

moles, large moles or atypical (unusual) ... Your risk is increased if a blood relative (e.g., your parents, children, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles) has had melanoma. ... If you are a Caucasian with light skin, your risk is higher than

New and improved laser and light treatments take aim at cellulite, fat, tattoos, wrinkles, and sagging skin

of cellulite in the months following ... HARD-TO-TREAT TATTOO COLORS ARE NO MATCH FOR NEWEST LASER The appeal of a tattoo may wear off after time for some people, eventually leading them to turn to laser therapy to erase this form

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

Laser hair removal

the in-office laser and light-based hair removal options, and provides advice for consumers when considering the latest do-it-yourself laser hair ... Background ... Excessive hair growth is classified as either hypertrichosis

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

Fulfilling the promise of propranolol

Jan 2, 2014 – A look at propranolol and its role in treating infantile hemangiomas. ... propranolol as monotherapy and exploring the combination of oral propranolol and pulsed dye laser (PDL) therapy and the topical application of both propranolol [pagebreak] ... Examining the evidence Complementing the effortsMore by Jan Bowers

Building green

Dec 1, 2011 – A look at green features that can help dermatology practices save money and cultivate an environmentally responsible reputation in their communities. ... florescent light bulbs are much more efficient than even previous generations of There are also LED lights, which hardly use any power, and don’t produce as much heat as an incandescent. That’s the first placeMore by John Carruthers

Julia's story

doctor administered intense, high dose After the first 2 rounds we did more scans and it was determined that the treatment didn't work. ... March 26, 2013 will mark 3 years cancer free!! Praise God! —‹ I was sent to the NCI

Medical Student Core Curriculum

Childhood) Atopic dermatitis Bacterial skin infections Basic science of the skin Basal cell carcinoma Benign skin lesions Blisters Blotches: Dark rashes Blotches: Light rashes Contact dermatitis Dermatologic therapies Dermatoses in pregnancy* Drug

Poster discussion sessions

7622: A population-based study on the association between bullous pemphigoid and neurologic disease. ... 7657: Number needed to treat and cost per responder for biologic therapies for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis

American Academy of Dermatology names Young Investigators Awards recipients

s work could serve as a model for therapy of other disease- ... Dr. Guttman is a dermatology resident at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. She holds a medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine and a doctoral

Poster discussion sessions

7622: A population-based study on the association between bullous pemphigoid and neurologic disease. ... 7657: Number needed to treat and cost per responder for biologic therapies for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis

American Academy of Dermatology's newest psoriasis guidelines stress importance of individualized treatment plans

that focused on general recommendations for the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, as well as the use of biologic, topical, systemic and ultraviolet (UV) “There are many factors that dermatologists must consider when

Psoriatic arthritis: Diagnosis, treatment, and outcome

If you are diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, treatment can ease symptoms and prevent worsening of the arthritis. ... includes several of the following: ... Therapy (physical, occupational, massage). ... ... Exercise and rest. ... Devices to protect joints. ... Medicine. ... Surgery. ... Therapy (physical, occupational, massage) : These therapies

Is botulinum toxin therapy the right choice for you?

Dermatologists share their expertise to answer common questions about botulinum toxin therapy. ... Botulinum toxin therapy is one of the most popular cosmetic To help you decide whether this treatment is right for you and to have the treatment performed safely, the AAD provides the following facts. ... Warnings

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

2001-summer.pdf

Treatment of Psoriasis Practice Expense Advisory Committee (PEAC) meeting in Ultraviolet Light The aging Clinical Practice Expert Panel (CPEP) data When a claim is denied, it is important to read the message has been reviewed

What causes a sunburn and suntan?

your skin People who have dark skin have more melanin. People who have light skin have less. ... Here's how melanin makes your skin burn or tan: ... Your body normally makes melanin to try to protect the deeper layers of your skin from

Melasma: Who gets and causes

Some people are more likely than others to develop melasma after being out in the sun. ... It likely occurs when the color-making cells in the skin (melanocytes) produce too People with skin of color are more prone to melasma because they have more active melanocytes than those with light skin. ... Common melasma triggers

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