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SkinSerious


About SkinSerious

Dermatologists treat serious diseases, collaborate with other specialists, and transform patients' lives.

PATIENT & PHYSICIAN STORIES

Stephanie Nicholl, SkinSerious patient story
Harmful, long-term effects of indoor tanning

Dermatologists diagnose and treat a patient’s melanoma after years of tanning bed use as a teen.

Alana Nicholas, SkinSerious patient
Bridging the digital divide during the pandemic and beyond

Innovative telehealth—including text messaging and video appointments—helps a patient with severe acne access safe, effective care.

Amy J. Derick, MD, FAAD
Improving vaccination access for health care workers

Dermatologists deploy COVID-19 vaccines to school nurses and other health care professionals in Illinois and Massachusetts.

Patient & physician stories

Learn how board-certified dermatologists have helped patients with serious skin disease and collaborated with other doctors to enhance patient care.

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THE VALUE OF DERMATOLOGY


STATS & FACTS

Acne increases depression risk icon
Acne increases depression risk

People with acne face a significantly increased risk of depression compared to those without acne.

Infographic explaining how dermatologists perform lifesaving, cost-effective in-office surgeries, saving patients and the health care system time and money.
Cost savings of dermatology

Dermatologists perform lifesaving, cost-effective in-office surgeries, saving patients and the health care system time and money.

Sleep impacts skin cancer risk

Sleep apnea—interruptions in breathing while sleeping—doesn’t just leave patients tired. It can also diminish their immune system health, especially among patients with melanoma.

Stats & facts

Learn more about serious skin disease with these infographics.

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BURDEN OF SKIN DISEASE

Burden of skin disease

New data from the American Academy of Dermatology demonstrates that skin disease is prevalent in the United States, is expected to increase as the population ages, and is a significant burden to patients and our health care system.

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