The medical world is changing; this is fact. Exactly how these changes will translate into practice and affect dermatology is unclear. So unclear, in fact, that many are scrambling to address issues that may or may not be relevant as the model for healthcare delivery is debated on national, state and local levels. This leaves dermatology at the apex of a trisection between science, art and policy that warrants further inquiry.
Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D.
It is amazing that hair grows fervently in mature men's ears and not on their heads. Ear hair is particularly challenging because it does not respond well to laser hair removal.
At present, organic skincare products can be anything the manufacturer wants them to be.
Custom-matched self-service facial foundations are based on the concept of color and tone and requires the use of two products.
Have you ever examined what is left in your exam rooms at the end of the day? The staff is gone and the patients have all left, but something very important is left behind. What is it? Your trash!
Nail exfoliation is an idea adopted from skincare to nail care. The concept in facial exfoliation is to remove the desquamating corneocytes creating softer, smoother, more attractive skin.
Dapsone has been an important antibiotic in dermatology, especially historically, in the treatment of leprosy. It has been used for both antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory purposes orally, but no topical preparation was ever available. This is because dapsone is neither water- nor oil-soluble, presenting a formulation challenge.
Antioxidants function to donate an electron to an unstable, highly energetic oxygen species. Thus, they prevent damage. In order to determine the value of a certain antioxidant ingredient, it is necessary to have an evidenced-based, validated method for comparison.
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Commentary: Danger, Will Robinson!: We must master EMR navigation without becoming robotic physicians
While reading a manual on EMR navigation code lingo for knowing which button to push on a computer to properly use an electronic medical record (EMR), I was watching the recently popular animated movie featuring Wall-E and EVA.