Cheryl Guttman Krader, BS, Pharm



Cosmetic procedure complications in darker skin

October 29, 2020

Some adverse reactions to cosmetic procedures occur more often in patients with darker skin types. Patients should be counseled on appropriate cosmetic procedures for their skin type, according to Cheryl M. Burgess, M.D., at the Skin of Color Update virtual meeting.

Phenotype-based approach advances management

October 16, 2020

The 21-member global ROSacea Consensus panel developed updated recommendations for rosacea, diagnosis, classification and management to support and promote transition to a phenotype approach in rosacea.

Misinformation delays rosacea diagnosis in skin of color patients

October 16, 2020

The idea that rosacea is uncommon in darker skinned individuals may be due to under-recognition. Careful clinical examination, a thorough history and biopsy in some cases are needed for accurate diagnosis and differentiating rosacea from diseases that may be more common.

Sunscreen controversies confuse consumers

July 06, 2020

Patients may be afraid to use a sunscreen considering reports describing the potential for a variety of adverse effects. Physicians should seek a strong understanding of the evidence to discuss benefits and safety with patients and encourage proper sunscreen use.

Hair transplantation outcomes improve

July 06, 2020

Excellent results can be achieved using either follicular unit extraction/excision (FUE) or follicular unit transplantation/transfer (FUT) for hair transplantation. Technique selection should consider the unique needs, considerations, and preferences of the patient, experts say.

Study characterizes safety of pediatric psoriasis treatments

December 07, 2017

A retrospective review of pediatric patients treated for psoriasis with systemic agents provides much needed insight about the safety and tolerability of these medications.