Neural networks do pattern recognition just as a dermatologist would learn patterns and visual data. Computer accuracy rivals that of humans for classifying skin cancer. Deep neural networks and artificial intelligence may have a growing role in practice.
Dermatologists and others are increasingly using lasers and light-based therapies to treat acne, but the literature proving efficacy among these therapies is limited by few high-powered trials and lots of small, low-quality studies.
Lasers and photodynamic therapy are practical treatment options for acne patients who fail or aren’t compliant with traditional first-line therapies. Today’s energy devices might also enhance acne treatment as adjuvant therapy, a review shows.
A pediatric dermatologist addresses important differences in children with psoriasis, versus adults.
Combination of fluorouracil and salicylic acid may be an effective field treatment for subclinical actinic keratoses lesions.
Transient topical corticosteroids could take edge off severe irritation from topical retinoid acne treatment without decreasing efficacy.
Striking the perfect balance for retinoid use isn't easy. In this article, Dr. Michael Kolodney outlines his techniques for applying and managing retinoids.
New recommendations from the International Eczema Council aim to address a question that has gone largely unanswered: When should dermatologists and others prescribe systemic therapy to treat atopic dermatitis?
New research offers strong evidence that vascular inflammation and risk of having a major adverse cardiovascular event increases with psoriasis duration.
An experimental drug designed to control itching in people with moderate-to-severe AD shows promise in early trial.