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The FDA has approved hyaluronic acid filler, Restylane® Lyft, for use in the hands. It is the first and only hyaluronic acid injectable gel to be FDA approved for a...

ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 12, 2018) —

The AAD is requesting feedback from AAD members about its draft Guidelines of Care for Management of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma before June 18.

The FDA has issued warning letters to several companies that have been illegally marketing pills labeled as dietary supplements that prevent sunburn, reduce skin aging caused by UV rays, or...

Physicians can now check their group’s 2018 eligibility for MIPS by logging on the Quality Payment Program website.

According to findings from a recent study published in JAMA Dermatology, dermatologists were better at detecting skin cancer, ordering fewer biopsies per positive result than physician assistants.

Clinical guidelinesCall for comments

The Academy is requesting feedback from members about its draft Guidelines of Care for Management of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma.

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JAAD videoAtopic dermatitis update

This JAAD video roundtable discussion provides an update on new and emerging therapies to manage atopic dermatitis.

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Get involved2019 appointment applications open

Applications are now open to members and residents interested in being considered for 2019 committee and task force appointments. 

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Simulated Patient Encounter activityMedication Management: Psoriasis Counseling

After watching a brief video you’ll be given a series of options and asked to respond as you would in a real-life case. See how the patient reacts, and receive instant feedback based on your answer.

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Expert insights into the care and treatment of your skin, hair, and nails for a lifetime of healthy habits.


Be a Skin Cancer Hero
The American Academy of Dermatology is recognizing Skin Cancer Heroes — patients and survivors, the friends and loved ones who have helped and supported them, and the board-certified dermatologists who have detected and treated their skin cancer.

2018 Summer Meeting
July 26-29, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Join us in Chicago for the dermatology event of the summer! Hear from our expert speakers as they discuss the latest advancements and trending topics in dermatology.

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Latest Publications

More than just avocado toast: How to recruit and retain millennial doctors

Are teens tanning less?: Signs point to progress, but work remains

A new spin: Examining the theory behind the use of platelet rich plasma for dermatologic procedures

June 2018

Langerhans cell histiocytosis in children: History, classification, pathobiology, clinical manifestations, and prognosis

Patient quality of life fluctuates before and after Mohs micrographic surgery: A longitudinal assessment of the patient experience

Progression of undiagnosed cutaneous lymphoma after anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy

Spring 2018

In partnership: Recognizing our generous corporate partners

The rewards of giving back

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2018 Summer Meeting
DW Meeting News

  • Expanding your 'therapeutic toolbox'

  • Get hands-on with popular returning sessions

  • Lasers, light sources, and energy-based devices...oh my!

  • Feature: The power of service

  • Boards Fodder: Vaccines in dermatology

  • Career case study: Academic dermatology