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The Weekly Roundup: May 8-12


ICYMI, this week we had stories about comorbidities in vitiligo, highlights from ACMS 2023, how to discuss sun protection with your patients, and more.

Vitamin D Lower, Basophil and Eosinophil Counts Average in Vitiligo Patients

Researchers compared counts between patients with vitiligo and a control group of patients.

Examining Comorbidities in Vitiligo

The pigment disorder is associated with several autoimmune and systemic comorbidities.

ACMS Case Study Explores Tumor Removal in Posterior Lamella

The rapid pearl session explored a case that challenged surgeons to preserve the function of the tarsal plate and musculature attachments.

Getting Started With Practice Tech: Pearls From Brandon Beal, MD

Brandon Beal, MD shared his experience, which technology solutions work best, and resources available to dermatology practices.

Lidocaine Injection Training May Empower Your Team

More than 80% of medical assistants participating in the study said the new skill makes them feel more valuable.

Metformin and Doxycycline Demonstrate Equal Efficacy in Acne Treatment

Researchers said doxycycline, however, was more efficacious in reducing inflammatory lesions.

An Innovative Boom in Dermatology: Opportunities and Challenges

In this month's letter from the Editor in Chief, Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, discusses the latest advances and opportunities in the field of dermatology.

Anxiety Prevalent in Dermatology Outpatients

Several dermatologic conditions are known to be associated with anxiety disorders or mental health concerns.

Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, Reviews Surgical Treatment Advances for Vitiligo

Hamzavi spoke at the 2023 Pigmentary Disorder Exchange Symposium in Chicago.

Frontline Forum Part 1: Solutions in the Management and Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma

In part 1 of this Frontline Forum series, John M. Strasswimmer, MD, PhD; Andrew H. Weinstein, MD; Neal Bhatia, MD; Laura Ferris, MD; and Aaron S. Farberg, MD, discuss solutions for managing and treating patients with basal cell carcinoma.

Oxymetazoline Efficacious in Reducing Rosacea-Associated Facial Erythema

When compared to a vehicle treatment, patients with rosacea being treated with oxymetazoline had a more significant reduction facial erythema.

Mental Health Awareness in Dermatologic Care

Clinicians who provide dermatologic care know firsthand how diseases of the skin can diminish someone’s confidence and productivity.

Gender-Affirming Hormone Treatment Does Not Impact Skin Cancer Incidence

In a large cohort of transgender patients, gender-affirming hormone therapy did not have an effect on the incidence of skin cancers.

Pointers With Portela: Skin Care for Mother's Day

In this week’s Pointers with Portela, the 208SkinDoc gives his best product recommendations for Mother's Day gifts.

SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the 2023 American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

Catch up on the innovative pearls shared at the 2023 American College of Mohs Surgery including strategies to enhane the patient experience, the role artificial intelligence plays in dermatologic care, and more.

Innovative Skin Care Pearls From AAD

In Dermatology Times®’ most recent Expert Perspectives series, Hot Topics in Skin Care in 2023, skin care experts met at the 2023 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting to discuss their best treatment pearls.

Mesoderm Therapy, Compound Glycyrrhizin Improves Rosacea and Patient Satisfaction

Researchers investigated the effects of combination mesoderm therapy and compound glycyrrhizin injections in patients with rosacea.

Addressing Skin of Color Disparities in Cosmetic Dermatology

Elaine Kung, MD, FAAD, discusses advancements in energy-based devices and the ways physicians in the dermatology space can advance their standard of care for patients with skin of color.

Improving Adherence to Skin Self-Examination in High-Risk Individuals

Patient adherence to self-management strategies can be difficult.

Preparing Patients for the Summer Sun: Discussing Sun Protection

Leading clinicians discuss sun protection best practices and recommendations for the upcoming summer months.

Preparing Patients for the Summer Sun: Derms Debunk 5 Sunscreen Myths

Leading clinicians debunk 5 of the most common sunscreen myths.

Preparing Patients for the Summer Sun: Special Issues in Photosensitivity

Leading clinicians discuss sun protection and special issues in photosensitivity.

Preparing Patients for the Summer Sun: Location, Location, Location

Leading clinicians discuss sun protection best practices based on weather, climate, and travel needs.

Sun Protection is No Joke

Christopher Bunick, MD, PhD, shares pearls from his research in benzene contamination in sunscreens and what advice he shares with patients.

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