Skin of Color Update

What Happened at the Skin of Color Update 2021?
September 24, 2021

Catch up on all of the latest news coming out of the Skin of Color Update 2021.

Recognizing and Treating Rosacea in Skin of Color
September 22, 2021

Hilary Baldwin, MD, presented on how to recognize, diagnose, and treat rosacea in patients with skin of color at the Skin of Color Update 2021.

Nuances for Treating Acne in SOC Patients
September 20, 2021

At the 2021 Skin of Color Update, Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH, presented on the subtle distinctions in treating skin of color patients with acne.

Laser Therapy for Scars and Keloids
September 17, 2021

Jill Waibel, MD, discusses her recommendations on how to treat keloids and scaring using lasers in her presentation at the Skin of Color Update 2021.

Novel, Non-prescription Regimen Improves Hyperpigmentation
September 12, 2021

A cosmetic topical brightener serum combined with a dual antioxidant system show promise in treating moderate to severe hyperpigmentation in skin of color patients.

Understanding Hidradenitis Suppurativa Subtypes
September 11, 2021

Ginette A. Okoye, MD, FAAD, provides several clinical pearls to help physicians find the best therapy for their individual hidradenitis suppurativa patients in her presentation at the Skin of Color Update 2021.

What’s New in Keloids?
September 10, 2021

Hilary Baldwin, MD, presents on keloids in light skin patients, hypopigmentation after treatment, to stitch or not to stitch, and more.

AI Diagnostics Fall Short in Skin of Color
April 27, 2021

Artificial intelligence diagnostics are less accurate on skin of color than light skin, even when trained on equal numbers of images.

Cosmetic procedure complications in darker skin
October 29, 2020

Some adverse reactions to cosmetic procedures occur more often in patients with darker skin types. Patients should be counseled on appropriate cosmetic procedures for their skin type, according to Cheryl M. Burgess, M.D., at the Skin of Color Update virtual meeting.

Treatment challenges with young skin of color patients
September 30, 2020

In the final part of our interview with Candrice Heath, M.D., she discusses some of the treatment challenges associated with treating pediatric patients with skin of color and how to overcome these obstacles.