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The Weekly Roundup: June 12-16


ICYMI, this week we had stories about evolving research and treatment options for plaque psoriasis, the role of dermatology PAs, tazarotene lotion for acne, and more.

Top Tips For Optimizing Surgical Techniques to Improve Patient Outcomes

Roger Ceilley, MD, reviewed his best tips for ensuring the best patient outcomes after surgical procedures at the 2023 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference for PAs and NPs.

The Cutaneous Connection: Exploring the Effects of Pollutants on Atopic Dermatitis

In this episode, Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses the effects of environmental pollutants on atopic dermatitis, including flares, severity, and recommendations for avoiding these pollutants when possible.

Tazarotene 0.045% Lotion for Acne Safe, Improves Hyperpigmentation in SOC Patients

A poster presentation from the Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference for PAs and NPs evaluated the safety and efficacy of tazarotene for acne patients with skin of color.

Ready, Set, Derm: Advancing Dermatology Through Video Games Part 2

Level Ex, Inc.'s Top Derm is changing the way dermatologists learn about skin conditions—all through a cell phone screen.

Greater Hsp70 Plasma Positivity Associated With Regressive Vitiligo

Despite this, researchers found that Hsp70 plasma levels did not correlate with the extent of disease.

Phase 2 SLEek Clinical Trials Showed Promising Results for Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Joan Merrill, MD, explained the study's efficacy and safety outcomes and looks forward to phase 3 trials ahead.

Recap From the 2023 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference for PAs and NPs

If you weren’t able to attend Fall Clinical for PAs and NPs or want to review our latest coverage and interviews, our full recap has you covered.

Campaign Seeks to Increase Number of Individuals Visiting Dermatologists for Skin Check

More than $600,000 have been donated to raise awareness of melanoma with the #Stickit2Melanoma pledge.

AAPA President and Chair Discusses Importance of PAs in Dermatology

Jennifer Orozco, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, oversees the American Academy of Physician Associates and advocates for the role of PAs.

RNA Monitoring Offers Non-Invasive Detection of Infantile Atopic Dermatitis

The new technique analyzes RNA from infant sebum samples.

Dermatology Pipeline Updates: Plaque Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis and More

The current dermatology pipeline includes a wide range of medication classes, from Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors to tumor necrosis factor inhibitors, to phototherapeutics.

Utilizing the Treatment Landscape for Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Four dermatologists from across the country discuss the widened armamentarium of AD treatments in a recent Around the Practice series.

POLL: What Do You Enjoy Most About Attending Dermatology Conferences?

Click here to answer this week's poll.

Fewer Treatments Necessary for Port Wine Stain Removal With Larger Spot Laser

Researchers also identified 50% improvement in appearance with larger spot laser use.

Study Shows the Billing Experience is a Dealbreaker for 93% of Patients

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery utilized a streamlining tool to increase their net profit by $9.5 million in 1 year.

White-Glove Service for Special Populations

The research delving into skin conditions affecting patients with skin of color, patients in the LGBTQIA+ community, and patients requiring multidisciplinary treatment continues to grow.

Discussing Evolving Research and Treatment Options in Plaque Psoriasis

Five expert dermatology clinicians discuss the changing landscape of plaque psoriasis treatments and research for adult patients.

Trending Skin Care Spotlights Established Dermatologic Ideas

Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, editor in chief of Dermatology Times, reviews dermatology's role in pop culture and social media trends: "Popular skin culture has nothing on us but a new vocabulary."

Topical N-Phosphonacetyl-L-Aspartate Efficacy in Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

In a murine model, application of PALA in topical fashion led to reductions in tumor grades and numbers.

Study Suggests Bovine Sialoglycoproteins Could Be Effective in Anti-Aging, Wound Healing

Researchers tested bovine sialogylcoproteins on human dermal fibroblasts.

Plaque Psoriasis Treatment Selection Considerations

Lauren Miller, MPAS, PA-C, and Tj Chao, MPAS, PA-C, review how they discuss available treatment options for their plaque psoriasis patients in a recent DermView series.

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