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AAD bolsters information about darker skin tones

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New and updated content on AAD.org reflects our commitment to providing information for patients of all skin tones.

The Academy launched a Darker Skin Tones resource center in 2022, which included updates on 11 conditions that affect people with darker skin tones more frequently or more severely. It also contained five new content items for people with darker skin tones, including information about dry skin, acne keloidais nuchae, and how to treat light spots on brown and black skin.

In total, webpages featuring content related to darker skin tones received nearly 3 million views. The 10 most popular pages were:

  1. Hidradenitis suppurativa

  2. Melasma

  3. Keloids

  4. Seborrheic dermatitis

  5. Vitiligo

  6. How to check your nails for melanoma

  7. How to fade dark spots in darker skin tones

  8. 10 tips for clearing acne in darker skin tones

  9. Frontal fibrosing alopecia

  10. Lupus and your skin