Recap from the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

Catch up on coverage from the 2022 Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Conference.

The 2022 Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) Conference took place in Miami, Florida this year from November 17-20. Editors of Dermatology Times® attended engaging sessions, networked with experts in the industry, and conducted on-site interviews with key opinion leaders. Content from the meeting can be found below or on our Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants conference page.

Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, Shares What She’s Looking Forward to at SDPA

As the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Conference begins this week, speakers share what they’re excited about.

ECZTRA 6: Tralokinumab’s Effect on Quality of Life for Adolescents With Atopic Dermatitis

The greatest improvements in quality of life measures were seen in the 300 mg tralokinumab group.

What to Expect at The Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SPDA) 2022 Conference

The 20th annual SDPA Conference begins Thursday, November 17th in Miami, Florida, and continues through Sunday, November 20th.

STRATUM Phase 3 Trial: More Data on Roflumilast Foam 0.3% for Seborrheic Dermatitis

After reporting initial data earlier this year, investigators presented a fuller analysis in a poster at the 2022 SDPA Annual Fall Dermatology Conference.

An Overview of Dermoscopy

At the 2022 SDPA Conference, Orit Markowitz, MD, reviews dermoscopy and other imaging modalities that allow for more practical ways to treat patients' lesions.

Psoriasis in Intertriginous Areas Has Negative Impact on Well-Being and Sexual Health

At a poster presentation at the 2022 SDPA Conference, patients with psoriasis reported symptoms in intertriginous areas at some point during the duration of their psoriasis.

Understanding the Types of Cosmetic Laser Treatment

Ilanit Samuels, MCMS, Pa-C, provides an in-depth explanation of how cosmetic lasers work and how they play a role in cosmetic dermatology at the 2022 SDPA Conference.

Using Dermoscopy in Skin of Color to Differentiate Pigmented Lesions From Skin Cancer

Dermoscopy is a valuable tool in differentiating regular pigmented lesions from dangerous skin cancers. At SDPA 2022, Orit Markowitz, MD, summarizes skin of color dermoscopy.

Off-Label Therapeutics in Adult Patients

At the 2022 SDPA Conference, Ted Rosen, MD, discusses how to use off-label therapeutics for adult dermatologic conditions to optimize treatments.

Glynis Ablon, MD, FAAD Talks Non-Invasive Skin Tightening Procedures at SPDA Fall Conference

A speaker discusses her sessions on the latest in cosmetic dermatology at the 2022 SPDA Fall Conference.

Updates on Treating Warts, Molluscum Contagiosum, and Other Pediatric Conditions

Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, shares highlights from her first session at the 2022 SDPA Conference in Miami, Florida.

Ruxolitinib Cream’s Impact on Quality of Life for Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

Using pooled 52-week results from TRuE-AD1 and TRuE-AD2, investigators examined how the topical JAK1/JAK 2 inhibitor affects patient feelings of skin pain, discomfort, anxiety, and depression.

SDPA President, Lauren Miller, MPAS, PA-C's Expectations for Fall Conference

As the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Conference continues, its president discussed what she hopes attendees take away from the event.

High-Risk Tumors: BCC and SCC

Zeena Nawas, MD, discussed the clinical presentations, evaluation, and management of high-risk cutaneous tumors at the 2022 SDPA Conference.

Diagnosing and Treating Different Pigmentation Disorders

At the 2022 SDPA Conference, Ted Rosen, MD, discusses mundane and rare diseases that often present as vitiligo.

Pediatric Literature Updates

At the 2022 SDPA Conference, Lucia Diaz, MD, reviews literature updates to help physicians better care for pediatric patients.

Exploring Mundane and Rare Pigmentary Disorders

At the 2022 SDPA Conference, Ted Rosen, MD, discusses skin conditions that could often be mistaken for vitiligo.

Updates on Psoriasis and Related Comorbidities

Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, shares highlights from her shared session at the 2022 SDPA Conference.

New and Emerging Treatments for Atopic Dermatitis

Matthew Zirwas, MD, FAAD, associate professor of dermatology at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio provides updates on treatment options for AD at the 2022 SDPA Fall Conference.

Review of Handheld Elastic-Scattering Spectroscopy Device on Melanoma Lesions

A poster presentation from the 2022 SDPA Conference reviewed an elastic-scattering spectroscopy device for melanoma detection.

A Speaker Offers Pearls on Psoriasis and Kodachromes at SDPA 2022

At the 2022 SDPA Conference, Cynthia Trickett, PA-C, MPAS talks about her 2 sessions.

How to Properly Use Lasers in Skin of Color Patients

Andrew Alexis, MD, shares his best tips for appropriate laser use in skin of color patients at the 2022 SDPA Conference.

Efficacy and Tolerability of Tazarotene Lotion for Truncal Acne

Tazarotene lotion uses polymeric emulsion technology to improve skin barrier function, according to a poster presentation at the 2022 SDPA Conference.

Clinical Approach to Treating Acne and Rosacea

Hilary Baldwin, MD, discusses the pathology and treatment options for acne and rosacea at the SDPA 2022 Fall Conference.

Latest Pearls in Wound Healing

Robert Kirsner, MD, PhD, discusses how to heal difficult wounds at the 2022 SDPA Fall Conference.

SDPA President, Lauren Miller, MPAS, PA-C Looks Ahead to Fall Conference

As the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Conference begins this week, speakers share what they’re excited about.