The Mainstream Patient: April 14

Apr 14, 2020, 2:00pm

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient revolves around COVID-19, featuring articles about the effects of blue light on our skin, wearing sunscreen even while indoors, the integration of teledermatology and how the pandemic is affecting front line workers' skin.

Introducing The Mainstream Patient, a weekly glimpse into what your patients may be reading in the media about skin health.

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient revolves around COVID-19. Allure highlights how working on the front lines of the pandemic can affect your skin. Shape clears the air about wearing sunscreen, even if you’re staying inside all day. Meanwhile, Self discusses whether we should really be concerned about blue light’s effects on our skin, especially in a time of increased screen time. InStyle dives into how acne can pop up in times of increased stress. Women’s Health explains the switch to teledermatology as physician’s offices are closing. Finally, Hello Giggles asks dermatologists the differences between dry and dehydrated skin.

What Working on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Does to Your Skin

Do You Still Need Sunscreen If You’re Spending the Day Inside?

Do you Really Need to Worry About the Effects of Blue Light on Your Skin?

What is Teledermatology and How Does it Work?

We’re all Stressed Out Right Now - And it’s Showing Up in Our Skin

What’s the Difference Between Dry and Dehydrated Skin? A Dermatologist Weighs in