Hair & Scalp

Diagnosing Hair Loss Subtypes
April 25, 2022

Veronica Richardson, MSN, ANP-BC, DCNP, discussed how she diagnoses hair loss subtypes in her session at the 3rd Annual Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Symposium.

Emergent Applications for Platelet-Rich Plasma
April 22, 2022

A comprehensive review explored new uses of this popular technology in aesthetic and medical dermatology.

Enrollment in ARRECTOR Pivotal Phase 3 Trial Completed
April 21, 2022

Arcutis Biotherapeutics announced news of its topical roflumilast foam’s trial on safety and efficacy of treatment in scalp and body psoriasis.

Pointers with Dr Portela: Treating Dandruff
April 20, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc lists the top 5 ingredients to look for when patients are choosing over the counter solutions.

Determining the Incidence and Prevalence of Alopecia Areata
April 18, 2022

A multicenter investigation provides information on the prevalence and incidence of alopecia areata in children.

Pointers with Dr Portela: Explaining Alopecia
April 14, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc highlights alopecia, discussing the different types, and the emotional impact of hair loss.

DefenAge Receives 2 US Patents
April 05, 2022

The skincare manufacturer and distributer announced that it has received patents for hair growth and melasma.

Treat the Medical and Mental Health Challenges of Alopecia
March 30, 2022

Christopher Bunick, MD, PhD, offered pointers on how to address the physical and mental aspects of this complex disease in this exclusive interview in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology 2022 Annual Meeting.

Pointers with Dr Portela: Collagen Supplements
March 30, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc answers the question, “Should I be taking a collagen supplement?” He breaks down the evidence as the answer is not as simple as it may seem.

Alopecia Areata in 2022
March 25, 2022

In this video interview, we sit down with Natasha Atanaskova Mesinkovska, MD, PhD, FAAD, to discuss her 2022 AAD annual meeting presentation on alopecia areata. We dive into pipeline possibilities, what current treatments are missing, and more.