Weekly Roundup: August 16-20

ICYMI, some of this week’s featured content includes a new podcast episode, video interviews about FDA delays and sunscreen recalls, articles on topline study results for alopecia areata and utilizing the psoriasis toolbox, plus more.

POLL: Which first time patient consultation method do you prefer?

Does Air Pollution Cause Atopic Dermatitis?

A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology examined the potential relationship between air pollution and the incidence of atopic dermatitis.

Psoriasis, Metabolic Syndrome Connection Expands

Due to the multimorbid nature of the disease, clinicians must screen, monitor, and aggressively treat the associated comorbidities.

Novel Rosacea Treatment Demonstrates Efficacy

Novel inhibitor of the 26S proteasome was found to be safe, well-tolerated, and effective in reducing inflammatory lesions and erythema in patients with rosacea.

Lebrikizumab Demonstrates Positive Results in Multiple Phase 3 Trials

Eli Lilly announced that lebrikizumab has met all primary and key secondary endpoints at week 16 in their 2 phase 3 trials.

How Does Acne Affect the Adult Woman?

A study published in JAMA Dermatology investigated the strain acne puts on the lives of adult women.

Ideal Image Launches Affiliate Program

Ideal Image has announced the launch of its new affiliate program to help expand its national point of care network.

Ideal Image CEO Discusses New Affiliate Program

In this exclusive video interview, David Prokupek, CEO, Ideal Image, sits down with Dermatology Times to discuss the company's new affiliate program aimed at expanding its national point of care network.

Plasma Pen Treatments with Jason Emer, MD

Jason Emer, MD, in this video interview, discusses plasma pen cosmetic treatments, the influx of patient interest, dangers of non-FDA cleared pens, and how to work with SOC patients.

Skin Microbiota in Acne Patients

A recent study investigated the difference between skin microbiota in patients with acne and controls without acne.

The Cutaneous Connection: Episode 29- Do Diet and Supplements Affect Psoriasis?

In this episode, Jennifer Powers, MD, board certified dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology at the University of Iowa, discusses her recent research exploring how diet and supplements affect patients with mild psoriasis.

The Mainstream Patient: August 19, 2021

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories about psoriasis, pityriasis rosea, microcurrent facials, preventative Botox, plus more.

Achieving Better Outcomes Through Quality Improvement

The development and implementation of quality improvement (QI) programs can positively impact patient care and outcomes. As such, it behooves physicians to research and implement QI practice initiatives and measures in their practice.

Study: Comprehensive Antioxidant for Male Patients

A pilot study from the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology investigated the efficacy and tolerability of a comprehensive antioxidant treatment for male patients seeking skin improvement.