Dermatologist Jeffrey S. Dover, M.D., frequently deals with the challenge of treating vertical lip lines. He says traditional treatment options using neurotoxins or filler injections are far from optimal, and shares an alternative approach.
Traditional and popular treatments aimed at calming the often intense pruritus that accompanies atopic dermatitis might not be optimal therapeutic options, according to a recent review.
Performing fungal diagnostic preparations to confirm a suspected fungal infection should be a central tenant in dermatology, says this expert. But more than one-fifth of dermatologists surveyed said they never or rarely do fungal preparations in practice.
A new online resource called the Understand AD Squad aims to help teens navigate real-life experiences with atopic dermatitis.
In the decades that Dermatology Times reporters have covered the specialty, we’ve had the pleasure of profiling the specialty’s champions. Some shared their professional accomplishments, while others revealed unknown aspects of their personal lives. Here just some of the interesting tidbits from years’ past.
Allan C. Halpern, M.D., discusses what dermatologists need to understand about AI and how it might interact with or disrupt the specialty.
Suneel Chilukuri, M.D., weighs in on what physicians need to know about microneedling, including plusses and minuses of devices on the market, FDA clearance, ideal candidates, how to incorporate microneedling into treatment regimens and how to avoid complications and potential liability.
While laser ablation tops foam sclerotherapy in five-year QOL and cost-effectiveness outcomes, researchers believe foam is an evolving treatment option for varicose veins.
Studies support using microneedling as monotherapy to treat acne scars; however, mixed evidence requires more direct comparisons with other minimally invasive treatments.
A 40mg doxycycline dose with a topical containing adapalene 0.3% and benzoyl peroxide 2.5% is an effective and safe treatment option for severe acne, according to a single-center pilot study published recently.