Weekly Roundup: December 31

ICYMI, some of this week’s featured content includes an exclusive interview about lasers and acne, and articles on 2021's top 20 stories, the declining preference for telehealth, and more.

POLL: Do You Have Access to the iPLEDGE Program?

Theories of Skin Aging and Wound Care

A study in the Advances in Skin & Wound Care journal dove into the clinical aspect of aging skin that clinicians should consider when practicing wound care.

Survey on Wound Hygiene

An article in the Journal of Wound Care surveyed participants on awareness, implementation, barriers, and outcomes of wound hygiene.

Clascoterone Cream First Topical to Target Androgen Receptors

The recent approval of a topical androgen receptor inhibitor fills a longtime need in acne treatment.

New Drugs, Devices Could Revolutionize Pigmentary Treatment

Long underserved by a narrow armamentarium, patients with pigmentary disorders could soon see a new wave of oral and topical solutions to treat even the most challenging cases.

Screening for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

A recent study investigates the probability of BDD in cosmetic dermatology with the help of a new screening tool.

Pointers with Dr Portela: The End of the Year Product Review

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc lists his favorite skincare products that he used this year.

Preference for telehealth over in-person visits starting to fade: survey

Two possible explanations for declining contentment with live video calls as a form of care delivery.

Lasers Shine New Light on Acne Therapy

With the complication rate of treatment declining and new devices now available, laser- and energy-based light treatment for acne and scarring continues to evolve.

Majority of state medical boards see increase in COVID-19 misinformation complaints against physicians

An alarming amount of COVID-19 disinformation is prevalent even from physicians.

What's Trending in Skin Care? December 2021

Each month, Dermatology Times® features a roundup of products trending in skin care. Click here to find out what products are trending for the month of December.

Top 20 Trending Stories of 2021

Dermatology Times® broke the news that the carcinogen benzene was found in multiple sunscreens, but that wasn’t the only major headline of the year. We revisit the 20 stories of 2021 that made the greatest impact.