Author | Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D.


How safe are cosmetics?

August 31, 2020

Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., explains the role of preservatives in skincare products and the general safety and efficacy of products when it comes to protecting the skin against environmental factors.

A new business model for dermatology

July 21, 2020

Dermatologists are some of the brightest and most entrepreneurial of all physicians. We can set up our own private equity firm and maintain control of our specialty. I believe it is possible. What do you think?

Patient appearance challenges

July 07, 2020

Zoe Draelos, M.D., answers questions about recommendations for patients who want smaller-appearing pores, how to help patients achieve smoother, softer skin, and the challenges of dealing with oily skin.

Do facial appearance apps work?

June 10, 2020

There seems to be an app for everything: losing weight, measuring hair loss, and facial appearance. The apps appear to be highly sophisticated and are very popular with consumers, but how do they work?

Dermatologist recommended alternatives to traditional sunscreen

May 30, 2019

What options are available for patients who can’t wear traditional sunscreens? Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., recommends some alternatives your patients can use to stay protected from the sun in this month’s Cosmetic Conundrums.