Authors


Kaivon Sobhani, BS

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Image IQ: When is a biopsy required?

In this quiz, Kaivon Sobhani, B.S., and, Eve Lowenstein, M.D., Ph.D., FAAD, address dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), keloids, hypertrophic scars and dermatofibromas.


Susan Brousseau

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No disability insurance threatens future financial success

Financially, a disability is significantly more expensive than death. With a disability, income is reduced or eliminated and expenses increase. It makes sense to protect yourself and your family when the cost is low.


Kevin B. Perlberg

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No disability insurance threatens future financial success

Financially, a disability is significantly more expensive than death. With a disability, income is reduced or eliminated and expenses increase. It makes sense to protect yourself and your family when the cost is low.


Ben Schwartz

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Entrepreneur bets on farm fresh eggs to soothe sensitive skin conditions

A fourth-generation soap artisan has created a company and skincare line that uses farm fresh eggs to relieve dermatologic conditions such as atopic dermatitis and eczema.



Bob Kronemyer

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Frontline Forum Part 4: Exploring Expert Perspectives on the Management of Acne Vulgaris

In the final part of this Frontline Forum series, Neal Bhatia, MD; Dawn Eichenfield, MD, PhD; Lawrence Eichenfield, MD; Linda F. Stein Gold, MD; and Guy Webster, MD, PhD, discuss the practical and clinical considerations in the management of acne vulgaris, reviewing available treatment options and how to treat acne scars.


Patrick Krause

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What should dermatologists do when a merger beckons?

Many dermatologists are approached by parties interested in acquiring a practice. Knowing ahead of time what questions you should ask-and how to answer their questions-can turn a simple inquiry by them into a wealth of information for you.


Joe Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C

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August clinical considerations for NPs and PAs

In this month’s Clinical Considerations, we learn from a new study that laser treatment following isotretinoin therapy can possibly be initiated sooner than we thought; researchers have shown microwave technology may reduce underarm odor, and glean guidance for diagnosing mycosis fungoides.


Sarah Morgan

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Overview from the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric dermatology is a tightly knit and relatively young community. This is why the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology, co-sponsored by the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics, is an important event for members.


Karen Appold

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Laser treatment in children

Laser treatments can have a significant positive impact on a child’s wellbeing. Adopt techniques to minimize anxiety for children. Some conditions can be treated when the child is older.


Peter Lio, MD

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Peter Lio, MD: Delving Into Disease Progression in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

Lio discusses his SPD 2024 non-CME talk, new and exciting innovations in pediatric atopic dermatitis, and more.


Bill Wohnoutka

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Childhood burn care: A telemedicine success story

One hospital leverages technology to reduce the stress of extensive, ongoing care on patients and families


Pamela Kreigh

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Eradicating actinic keratosis: Pros and cons

Dr. Neal Bhatia shares his perspective on Actinic Keratosis from his Controversies session at the 23rd World Congress for Dermatology: pros and cons on routine eradication, trending populations, and modalities of treatment. learn more.


Sarah Kasprowicz

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Honey's use in skin therapy

Given the numerous types of honey and geographic variances of bee products and what is known already about honey’s use in skin therapy, it follows that there is likely untapped potential for dermatologic application, and more investigation is clearly warranted.


Daniel Mark Siegel

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Honey's use in skin therapy

Given the numerous types of honey and geographic variances of bee products and what is known already about honey’s use in skin therapy, it follows that there is likely untapped potential for dermatologic application, and more investigation is clearly warranted.


Randy Dotinga

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Sonidegib offers new option for basal cell cancer

A newly approved medication called sonidegib (Odomzo) gives physicians a second option in a class of medications designed to treat a small number of patients who suffer from locally advanced basal cell carcinoma and meet other criteria. Learn more


Reena Rupani, M.D.

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Integrative and alternative treatments for seborrheic dermatitis

Essential oils, aloe vera, supplements, diet, and other solutions may be of use for patients who request alternative or integrative treatments for seborrheic dermatitis.


Carole C. Foos, CPA

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Looking for Tax Advantages? Consider These 2 Asset Classes

Although our tax code changes somewhat regularly, both real estate and cash value life insurance have shown superior tax treatment for decades.


Michael Kaminer, M.D.

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Technology advances cellulite treatment

We finally have effective interventions that address the root cause of cellulite (fibrous tethers). Now, patient education and selection becomes paramount. Long horizontal lines and the infragluteal cleft or bulge, the so-called “banana-roll” cannot be corrected with these interventions. Prior to performing cellulite procedures we must impart this knowledge to our patients to ensure realistic expectations.


Gil Yosipovitch, MD

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Prioritizing Itch and Sleep Improvement in Atopic Dermatitis

Gil Yosipovitch, MD, addresses the severity of chronic itch and sleep disturbances in patients with atopic dermatitis.


Lawrence Eichenfield, MD

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Mitigating Alternative Topical Treatments: Ruxolitinib's Role in Atopic Dermatitis Management

A dermatology expert reviews findings from a recently presented study on using other atopic dermatitis (AD) treatments within six months of initiating ruxolitinib cream. The expert assesses ruxolitinib's effectiveness and potential role in treatment, highlighting the need for further research on its long-term implications in AD management.



Andrew Taylor, CFP

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Why Dermatologists Are Not Average Investors

This article compares physicians in general to average US investors in several key areas and examines how these factors affect a dermatologist’s approach to investing and wealth management.


Sharon A. Glick, M.D

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Teenagers and indoor tanning

Epidemiological studies have shown a significant association between indoor tanning and melanoma. This risk especially pertains to exposure in childhood and adolescence, as these are periods of greater biological vulnerability to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.


Thomas N. King, CLU

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YOUR ASSET PROTECTION PLAN

Was this transaction done to save taxes or did it have another economic purpose? If there was such a purpose, the transaction stands; if it was only tax-motivated, it fails.


Ilya Petrou, MD

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Transgender and Gender-Diverse Patients and Hormone Therapy

Researchers found that patients who initiated gender-affirming hormone therapy with testosterone were more likely to experience a worsening of their HS symptoms.


Staff reports

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Favorable Safety, Efficacy Data on Newer Acne Vulgaris Treatment

Clascoterone cream 1% phase 3 results presented at meeting.


Tracey Walker

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FDA approves luliconazole for tinea pedis

The Food and Drug Administration has approved luliconazole (Luzu Cream, 1 percent, Valeant Pharmaceuticals) for the two-week, once-daily treatment of interdigital tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis, caused by the organisms Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum, in patients ages 18 and older.


Marie Rosenthal

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Early intervention curbs atopic dermatitis in children

Early initiation of treatment for atopic dermatitis (AD) offers the best possibility for altering the natural course of the disease, increasing the odds that children might outgrow the problem, according to Elaine Siegfried, M.D., professor of pediatrics in dermatology, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis.


Robb Marchione, M.D.

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Noninvasive devices for lifting, tightening gaining momentum

New devices are hitting the market with claims of skin-tightening capabilities.

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