Pigmentary Disorders

Picosecond laser evaluated in melasma study
September 24, 2020

A study published by the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery reveals the efficacy of the 755-nm picosecond laser as a treatment for melasma in Asian women with darker skin types.

First patient enrolled in vitiligo repigmentation study
September 23, 2020

AVITA Therapeutics has launched a study evaluating their RECELL System as a treatment for stable vitiligo.

Melasma treatment possibilities expand thanks to new research
October 03, 2019

New research has shed light on how hyperpigmentation occurs. Experts break down what you need to know in this article.

Vitiligo treatment difficult, not impossible
October 02, 2019

Newer and emerging modalities are addressing the need for better therapeutic options for vitiligo, but there remains a broader need for dermatologists to understand the existing, useful therapies for this disfiguring, but undertreated autoimmune condition.

A basic primer on vitiligo
September 26, 2019

Vitiligo affects 3 million people of all skin types per year in the U.S. In this article, Dr. Wheeland summarizes the latest updates on vitiligo, highligting promising treatments to come.

Consensus agreement outlines terminology to describe pigmentary disorders
April 18, 2019

New consensus conclusions are important, because managing acquired macular pigmentation is a new frontier in dermatology. The article defines terminology and notes the primary feature common to macular pigmentation conditions.

Warning signs of life-threatening purpura
January 04, 2019

Do you know the warning signs of life threatening purpura? Dr. Roderick Hay outlines what you need to know about potentially life-threatening conditions involving purpura.

Latest in dermatology products
November 27, 2017

The latest roundup of new dermatology products includes safe ultrasound treatment in the home, skincare for aging skin, and topical pain relief.