Keep up with the latest headlines in dermatology from the past week, including rising incidences of skin cancer, dermatologists' responses to viral social media skin care tips, and more.
Skin Pharm founder, CEO, and nurse practitioner Maegan Griffin discusses the the origins of Skin Pharm, a company aimed at fulfilling the dermatology industry's need for natural cosmetic dermatology.
"In May, Griffin and her team announced a $15 million minority investment from Prelude Growth Partners, a female-founded growth equity firm focused on high-potential, fast-growing consumer brands," according to Forbes. "The investment funds the company’s aggressive clinic expansion plans nationwide and contributes to ongoing product development for its award-winning 20 product line."
Dermatology Lead for NHS England, Zoë Venables, MBChB, M.med.sci, MRCP, discusses recent data supporting rising incidence of skin cancer in the United Kingdom. Research has shown that in the United Kingdom, skin cancer cases increased by more than a quarter from 2013 to 2019.
Dermatologists Brendan Camp, MD, and Shereene Idriss, MD, spoke with the New York Post to discuss their top 8 recommendations for sun protection products for infants. They also discussed the appropriate age to begin recommending that infants wear sunscreen, the differences between adult and baby sunscreen, and more.
Anthony Rossi, MD, and Danilo Del Campo, MD, discuss a trending social media skin care topic: red light therapy. They offer perspectives on uses of red light in clinical settings and provide recommendations for patients looking to safely use red light treatment for their top skin concerns.
Galderma provides sales and financial updates, sharing their positive commerical and financial momentum being built up throughout 2023, as well as a look to the future, including pipeline progress and more.
An Orbis Research study conducted a global skin care and dermatology market study evaluating top dermatology companies and vendors. They evaluated several factors, including: "product restrictions, customer complaints, operational inefficiencies, financial limitations, and market perception," according to Glasglow West End Today.
Australian company, Compare the Market, recently revealed data from a new analysis ranking Phoenix, Arizona, as the US city with the worst overall skin health. Furthermore, the city ranks the 4th worst in the world.
Research attributes these poor ratings to sunshine hours, ultraviolet index, sun exposure, and even pollution.