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Session Information

FRM F029 - Face to Face: Management of Facial Dermatoses

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.


Date: Sunday, August 19

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room 207

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Amber R. Atwater, MD, FAAD - Handout


  • Nicole Fett, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Roopal Vashi Kundu, MD, FAAD
  • Sarah A. Wolfe, MD, FAAD - Handout

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize unique and common presentations of facial dermatoses
  • Develop management strategies for diverse facial dermatoses

This session will focus on the management of facial dermatoses. We will discuss identification of allergens in facial allergic contact dermatitis and describe strategies for avoidance of allergens. The differentiating characteristics and treatment options for acne, pityrosporum folliculitis, demodex dermatitis, and rosacea will be considered. We will describe facial exam findings associated with autoimmune connective tissue diseases and define therapy for cutaneous lupus and the cutaneous features of dermatomyositis. In addition, attendees will recognize facial dermatoses in skin of color patients and examine cultural practices and their role in facial dermatoses.


Sunday, August 19
10:00 AMAllergic Contact Dermatitis of the Face / Dr. Atwater
10:25 AMPerioral Dermatitis / Dr. Wolfe
10:50 AMAutoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases of the Head and Neck / Dr. Fett
11:15 AMFacial Dermatoses in Skin of Color Patients / Dr. Kundu
11:40 AMQ&A / All faculty