Author | Cheryl Guttman Krader, BS, Pharm

Cheryl Guttman Krader is a contributor to Dermatology Times, Ophthalmology Times, and Urology Times.

Articles

Nuances influence the neuromodulator decision

October 09, 2020

Experts share best practices for optimizing treatments using neuromodulators, assessing the next breakthrough products and avoiding complications at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Virtual Annual Meeting.

Case series draws attention to phenotype of acne scarring

September 10, 2020

A retrospective review of patients seen in an academic dermatology clinic over a one-year period identified 20 individuals with nasal papules in association with acne, which are thought to represent scarring sequelae. The condition is underrecognized, researchers say and requires further research to better understand.

COVID-19 safety guidelines provide protocols to protect staff, patients

August 27, 2020

Safety guidelines from the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Medicine Focus Group describe protocols for protecting clinic staff and patients from COVID-19. Recommendations include procedures before, during and after a patient visit, as well as necessary forms.

Phenotypes inform management options

August 20, 2020

Many patients with rosacea have features that overlap more than one subtype of the condition. A recent publication serves as a compliment to the classification guide with the intention of guiding treatment and management options based on individual patient features.

Specialized skincare regimen improves rosacea symptoms

August 14, 2020

Effects of a specialized skincare regimen for sensitive and redness-prone skin were investigated in an eight-week, prospective, controlled clinical trial enrolling 60 patients with rosacea. The intervention was associated with improvements in objectively measured erythema, rosacea symptoms, and health-related quality of life.

Collaboration makes progresses standards for implementing AI

August 11, 2020

The International Skin Imaging Collaboration is an academic and industry partnership designed to facilitate the clinical application of digital skin imaging, with an initial focus on melanoma. The group is developing standards for dermatologic imaging and building a public archive of clinical and dermoscopic images for use in developing artificial intelligence diagnostic algorithms.