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Tretinoin Use over 40 years

40 Years of Topical Tretinoin Use in Review

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Free Full Text - A popular review article from the JDDonline Archives on tretinoin use over 40 years. Luciana Nofal 40 Years of Topical Tretinoin Use in Review From the…

Dermatology Roundup: Newly FDA-Approved Cheek Filler, Molluscrum Contagiosum Trial Results, Eating Disorders & Acne Vulgaris

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By Allison Sit The Food and Drug Administration has approved Restylane Contour for cheek augmentation and correction of midface contour deficiencies in adults older than 21. Approval of the new…

JDD in the News: Vitamin D Supplementation, Acne in People of Color

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By Allison Sit The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is featured in the June issue of Dermatology Times. The publication included a 2020 JDD study in its article, “COVID-19 Increases…
Acne Vulgaris Treatment Falls Short

Acne Vulgaris Treatment Falls Short

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The majority of acne patients are not likely to achieve success according to FDA guidance. Is the FDA guidance too rigorous? Luciana Nofal What is the likelihood of treatment success…
Wildfires and Eczema

Wildfires & Eczema, Botulinum Toxin & Depression, Mentor Award

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A recent study found short-term exposure to wildfire-associated air pollution appears to exacerbate atopic dermatitis and itch. Dermatology Roundup Allison Sit A recent study found short-term exposure to wildfire-associated air…

JDD in the News: Chlorophyll for Clear Skin, Depression & Isotretinoin

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The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is featured in two recent articles about the latest TikTok trend -- chlorophyll. The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology in the News  Allison Sit…
Neutrogena Face Sunscreen Suncare for All

Suncare for All: New Insights and Solutions for Protecting Patients of All Skin Tones

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Supported By   Watch an important discussion with thought leaders in dermatology, behavioral science and sunscreen innovation, including new original research on multicultural beliefs and challenges in photoprotection. Faculty Shirley…
Dyshidrotic eczema picture on the sole of the foot

New Treatment for Dyshidrotic Eczema

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Struggling with how to treat dyshidrotic eczema of the hands, palms, fingers or feet? We explore the use of a new medication in the treatment of dyshidrotic eczema and common…
ODAC Dermatology Equity Diversity and Inclusion conference

ODAC Dermatology Call for Applications: Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Call for Applications: ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical conference Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (DEDI).   The ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical conference is pleased to announce a call…
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HAIR Grant Program, AA Phase 3 Trial Results, Okoye Honored

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Dermatology Roundup: HAIR Grant Program, AA Phase 3 Trial Results, Okoye Honored By Allison Sit   The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new research grant program for hair…

Actinic Keratosis: Therapeutic Options and Evolving Considerations

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Watch Now to Earn 1.0 CE Credit!  Join JDD for Part Two of this two-part webinar series on "Advancing the Understanding of Actinic Keratosis: New Treatment Options and Strategies." In…
JDD Impact Factor and Influence

Pandemic-Related Hair Loss, and Hair and Collagen Supplements

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JDD in the News: Pandemic-Related Hair Loss, and Hair and Collagen Supplements By Allison Sit The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is featured in the recent article, “Your Hair Is…

AD Treatment – The Future Landscape

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Drs. Amy Paller, Jonathan Silverberg & Adam Friedman   Consider this final episode of the 5 part all you can handle Atopic Dermatitis series the…

Actinic Keratosis: Current Understanding of Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Targets

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Watch Now to Earn 1.0 CE Credit!  Join JDD for Part One of this two-part webinar series on "Advancing the Understanding of Actinic Keratosis: New Treatment Options and Strategies." In…

Perspectives on Managing Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Drs. April Armstrong, Lawrence Eichenfield & Adam Friedman   The Ps of Lichen Planus got nothing on this alliteration filled podcast that was purposefully positioned…

What’s New in Topical Treatment for Actinic Keratosis

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In this one-hour CME webinar, participants will learn the latest information on new topical therapeutic considerations for actinic keratosis, including the recently approved SrC kinase inhibitor. Upon completion of this…

Survey provides insight into factors that influence men’s sunscreen use

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While men are more likely than women to develop skin cancer, a recent survey indicates most do not use sunscreen on a daily basis. Heather Onorati While men are more…

Oral Antibiotics for Acne: Basic Concepts & Practical Considerations

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Drs. Mahmoud Ghannoum, Emmy Graber & Adam Friedman   Antibiotic use for inflammatory skin diseases is a staple in dermatology. Like milk is the answer…

Experts Offer Recommendations for Use of Absorbable Suspension Sutures

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Used alone, absorbable suspension sutures offer a dual mechanism of action Used alone, absorbable suspension sutures offer a dual mechanism of action Heather Onorati As the use of absorbable suspension…

In Support of a More Useful Definition for ‘Moderate’ Psoriasis

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Successful psoriasis treatment is dependent upon accurate assessment of disease severity; however, a recent survey indicates that dermatologists report a wide variation in cutoffs for moderate disease classification on traditional…

Treating Acne in Adolescents and Young Adults

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Watch Now to Earn 1.0 CE Credit!  Join Drs. Leon H. Kirick, Anthony Mancini, and Adelaide Hebert, as they  explore the categorization and grading of acne by age of onset…

Recognizing Nuances in the Diagnosis & Management of Acne in Skin of Color Patients

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Watch Now to Earn 1.0 CE Credit!  Join Dr. Leon H. Kircik and Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH as they discuss they nuances in the diagnosis and management of acne in…

Rocking the Red: A Rosacea Research and Real World Roundup

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Dr. Richard Gallo & Dr. Adam Friedman   Rosacea is a complex, chronic inflammatory skin disease that is certainly not rockin for those who suffer…

February issue highlights new perspectives in chronic skin conditions

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It’s a hopeful time of year, and the articles published in this month’s issue underscore this hope and transition with researchers bringing forward new perspectives on chronic skin conditions like…

Review Highlights Need for More Effective Rosacea Treatments

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"The inflammatory pathways underlying rosacea are becoming increasingly elucidated. What remains unknown is the mechanism of progression of these pathways, and how they can result in papules/pustules and/or phyma in…

Psoriasis Clearance Motivates Patients to Seek Cometic Procedures, Study Finds

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Patients with moderate to severe psoriasis who achieved 75% or greater reduction in BSA showed an increased uptake in cosmetic procedures and this increase correlated with a reported improvement in…
Atopic Dermatitis Philipines

Recommendations for Topical AD Management in the Philippines

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The prevalence of atopic dermatitis is increasing in Asia, patients have indicated they are not satisfied with disease control; yet, research indicates they are not correctly applying treatments or they…

Oral Tetracyclines and Acne: A Systematic Review for Dermatologists

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Oral tetracyclines are the most widely prescribed systemic antibiotic for acne. Synthesis of efficacy and safety of traditional and novel oral tetracyclines is highly informative to clinical practice. The authors…

Insights On the Pediatric, Adolescent & Adult AD Patient

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Dr. Peter Lio, Dr. Lindsay Finklea & Dr. Adam Friedman   You can't truly understand someone until you walk a mile in their shoes. This…

Recommendations for Preparing a Disaster Response Plan

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In a paper recently published by JDD, several experts developed a guide based on their own experiences navigating the challenges of this past year. In a paper recently published by…
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What’s New in Dermatology – January 2021

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In the January 2021 issue of the JDD, groups of experts reflect on lessons learned this year in several articles offering guidance and recommendations for practice management and patient care…

Top 10 Most Talked About Articles of 2020

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As 2020 comes to a close, we are excited as we look to 2021. We are incredibly grateful to the researchers who have chosen to publish their work with JDD.…

New Developments in Tetracycline-Class Antibiotics

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Dr. Christopher Bunick & Dr. Adam Friedman   Tetracycline antibiotics are like the Snickers of dermatology. Instead of "Hungry? Grab a Snickers," "Acne? Grab a…

Time Intervals Until the First Return Office Visit After New Medications

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Making contact with patients within a week of prescribing a new medication may improve treatment adherence, suggest the authors of a recent study. Making contact with patients within a week…

Current Understanding of the Pathophysiology, Etiology, Prevalence & Burden of AD

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Dr. Peter Lio and Dr. Adam Friedman   In part 2 of this 5 part podcast homage to Atopic Dermatitis, JDD Podcast host Dr. Adam…

Clinical Benefits of Circadian-based Antioxidant Protection and Repair

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Skin activities follow endogenous circadian rhythms resulting in differences between daytime and nighttime properties. To address the variations in skin needs, a novel circadian-based dual serum system (LVS) was developed.…

Colloidal Oatmeal Part I: Clinical Efficacy in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

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Colloidal oatmeal has a long-standing history in the treatment of dermatologic disease. It is composed of various phytochemicals, which contribute to its wide-ranging function and clinical use. It has various…

Oral Collagen Supplementation: A Systematic Review of Dermatological Applications

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Nutrition is thought to play an important role in skin homeostasis. The use of nutraceuticals or “functional foods” in skincare along with technological innovations within the food industry has been…

Treating the AD Patient During COVID-19

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Dr. Peter Lio and Dr. Adam Friedman   Atopic dermatitis is a relentless, recurring, unreasonable, often recalcitrant inflammatory skin disease that impacts millions of children…

Revisiting Handwashing – As It Is Absolutely Essential

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues into the second half of 2020, states across the US remain steadfast in their search to determine the safest methods of returning to normalcy. Without…

View the Latest Discoveries in Atopic Dermatitis, Anti-Aging, and Medical Dermatology

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The October issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is available now. This month, we focus on atopic dermatitis with special features on Public Health, Anti-aging, Aesthetic, and Medical…

Understanding and Changing Patient Behavior and Minimizing Risk of UV Damage

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Drs. Sherry Pagoto and Adam Friedman   Why is is that we tend to do things we know are bad for us? Candy, alcohol, Tinder...the…

What are the Skincare Benefits of Niacinamide?

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A 2016 study from Journal of Drugs in Dermatology suggests that a topical cream containing retinol 0.5% in combination with niacinamide, resveratrol, and hexylresorcinol is efficacious and tolerable for skin…

Biological Effects of Hyaluronic Acid-Based Dermal Fillers and Laser Therapy on Human Skin Models

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This study investigates the molecular effects of different stabilized HA and poly-l-lactic acid (PLLA)-based fillers with and without subsequent additional fractional laser co-treatment. This study investigates the molecular effects of…

Oral Collagen Supplementation: A Systematic Review of Dermatological Applications

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800 patients who took up to 10 grams of collagen per day, experienced improvement in skin elasticity, moisture retention, and increased density of collagen fibers in the skin. Improvements in…

NEW from the JDD Podcast: “The Science of Sun Protection”

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Dr. Neal Bhatia and Dr. Adam Friedman   Photoprotection works, plain and simple. Yet all too often we must defend good science, dispel unfounded myths,…

The Science of Sun Protection

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Episode 1 of a 2-Part Series: "Sun Protection: A Review of Current Interventions and Barriers to Changing Patient Attitude and Behavior" Photoprotection works, plain and simple. Yet all too often…

Impact of Iron-Oxide Containing Formulations Against Visible Light-Induced Skin Pigmentation in Skin of Color Individuals

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In this study, the efficacy of two formulations containing iron oxide was evaluated in preventing visible light-induced pigmentation compared with a non-tinted mineral SPF 50+ sunscreen. Hawasatu Dumbuya PhD, Pearl…

Support the (On)cause: A Practical Review of Supportive Oncodermatology

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Drs. Mario Lacouture and Adam Friedman   Cancer sucks, plain and simple. What is often overlooked is that the life saving/altering therapies often come with…

View the Latest Discoveries in Skin Cancer Research

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Stay up-to-date on new clinical findings in Skin Cancer  View the latest articles, case reports, supplements, Podcast episodes and more!Discover the latest research in Skin Cancer: introducing the JDD Skin…

Facial Skin Tightening With Microfocused Ultrasound and Dermal Fillers: Considerations for Patient Selection and Outcomes

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Earn 1.0 CME Credit: Human facial aging is a gradual and ongoing process involving various factors including photodamage, skin laxity, volume loss of subcutaneous tissue, and bony resorption.1 CME CreditHuman…

View the Latest Discoveries in Aesthetics, Anti-Aging, and Medical Dermatology

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The September issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is available now. This month, we focus on aesthetic treatments, with special features on Public Health, Anti-aging, Aesthetic, and Medical…

Topical Cannabinoids for the Management of Psoriasis Vulgaris: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

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The interest in use of medical cannabis for chronic dermatologic conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and acne has been growing mostly owing to rapidly emerging decriminalization across the country and…

The Therapeutic Use of Antioxidants for Melasma

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With a well demonstrated impact on quality of life, melasma is a common cause for seeking dermatologic care. There is no universally efficacious therapy, so combination treatment is preferred. Therapies…

Increased Trend of Cosmetic Procedures in Patients With Psoriasis Who Attain 75% or Greater Improvement

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A survey was conducted at a single dermatology center to determine if there was an increased trend in cosmetic procedures in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis who attained 75%…

Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation: A Review of Treatment Strategies

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Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is a reactive process resulting from increased melanin or abnormal distribution of melanin secondary to inflammatory skin conditions, dermatologic therapies, and external stimuli. Because PIH is a…

Systemic Antibiotics in the Management of Acne: Issues and Considerations for Optimal Care

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Drs. Joslyn Kirby and Adam Friedman   WEEEEEEERE BACK! Join host Dr. Adam Friedman for lively and learned discussion with Dr. Joslyn Kirby on one of the…

Best Practices & Practical Pearls For Safely Reopening Derm Practices

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Drs. Adam Friedman, Jeffery Dover, Nazanin Saedi, Kavita Mariwalla, Terrence Keaney & Thomas E. Rohrer   The COVID-19 pandemic has affected dermatology practices across the…

The Latest Research & Discoveries in Psoriasis, Anti-Aging, Aesthetics, and Medical Dermatology

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The August issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is available now. This month, we focus on Psoriasis, with special features on Public Health, Anti-aging, Aesthetic, and Medical Dermatology.…

Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperhidrosis: Practical Guidance and Current Therapy Update

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With the busy practitioner and dermatology resident in mind, we provide here a disease state primer for hyperhidrosis, a top-line review of the breadth of literature underscoring the overall burden…

Once-Daily Polymeric Tazarotene 0.045% Lotion for Moderate-to-Severe Acne: Pooled Phase 3 Analysis by Sex

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Acne is a common dermatologic condition, affecting up to 85% of adolescents and young adults.1 The prevalence of adult acne appears to be increasing in both females and males; however,…

View the Latest Skin of Color, Anti-Aging, Aesthetic, and Medical Dermatology Articles Now

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The July issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is available now. This month, we focus on Skin of Color, with special features on Anti-Aging, Aesthetic, and Medical Dermatology.…

Culturally Competent Care for LGBT Patients in Dermatology Clinics

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We developed an anonymous, online survey to investigate dermatology practice characteristics relevant to LGBT patients. Alexander M. Cartron BS, Sorana Raiciulescu MS, John C. Trinidad MD MPH Lesbian, gay, bisexual,…

An Analysis of Skin of Color Dermatology Related Content on Instagram

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Patients are utilizing internet resources and social media to learn of dermatologic conditions and possible treatments. However, no studies about skin of color dermatology content available on different social media…

Developing a Topical Adjunct to Injectable Procedures

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"In vivo testing of bruising resolution demonstrated that at day 2/3, participants using the study product (INhance Post-Injection Serum with TriHex Technology®, Alastin Skincare, Inc. Carlsbad, CA) had 73% less…

A Must-Read: The Business of Dermatology

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Edited by Drs. Jeffrey S. Dover and Kavita Mariwalla, and authored by impressive experts in the field, The Business of Dermatology offers a comprehensive guide to opening, maintaining, and sustaining…

Twenty Nail Dystrophy; a case report from Disharc, Nepal

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The following is a selected scientific poster abstract from the 2019 Skin of Color Update. Author: Prarthana Adhikari, MD The following is a selected scientific poster abstract from the 2019…

Acne, OCPs, and a Side Order of Practical Pearls for the Adolescent Patient

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Dr. Adam Friedman and Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield JDD Podcast host Dr. Adam Friedman gets first-hand insight from internationally acclaimed pediatric dermatologist Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield on…

Impact of High Coverage Make-up Coverage against Visible Light Exposure

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The following is a selected scientific poster abstract from the 2019 Skin of Color Update. Authors: Hawasatu Dumbuya, PhD & Janet Wangari-Talbot, PhDThe following is a selected scientific poster abstract…

Hispanic Tattoo Artists Could Provide Skin Cancer Prevention via Aftercare Instructions and Social Media

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn featuring Dr. Adam Friedman, Dr. Robert P. Dellavalle, Dr. Cristian D. Gonzalez Continued efforts by the dermatology community to educate the public on both photoprotective…

How to Get Rid of Dry Skin

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Colloidal oat extracts exhibit anti-inflammatory activities, which may provide the mechanisms for observed dermatological benefits when using the colloidal oatmeal in skin protectant lotion. Dry skin is a common complaint,…

Capturing Consensus and Cutting Out Misconceptions Regarding the Aesthetic Skin of Color Consumer

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn featuring Dr. Adam Friedman & Dr. Andrew Alexis Who knows what’s best/worst for facial aesthetics in the skin of color patient? No really who? Because…

An Advanced, Physician-Strength Retinol Peel Improves Signs of Aging and Acne Across a Range of Skin Types Including Melasma and Skin of Color

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As a complementary procedure to hydroquinone homecare products, patients have used chemical peels to improve hyperpigmentation or melasma.3 While chemical peels are considered safe for all skin types, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation…

Q-Switched 1064 nm Nd:YAG Laser in Treating Axillary Hyperpigmentation in Filipino Women With Skin Types IV-V

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Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is an acquired hyper-melanosis typically arising following inflammatory lesions. It is one of the most common dermatologic complaints, which may develop in all skin types, however,…

Long-Term Benefits of Daily Photo-Protection With a Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen in United States Hispanic Female Population

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A comprehensive long-term sunscreen use study in skin of color is lacking. Therefore, this study was designed to assess the benefits of sunscreen of SPF30/PPD 20 in Hispanic women of…

The Latest Research & Discoveries in Acne, Rosacea, Anti-Aging, and Medical Dermatology

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The June issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is available now. This month, we focus on Acne and Rosacea, with special features on Public Health, Anti-aging, Aesthetic, and…

Controversies in Photoprotection

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Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD is Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology and serves as Residency Program Director, Director of Translational Research, and Director of the Supportive OncodermatologyProgram in the Department…

Saving Our Skin: A Surgeon’s Story of Tenacity, Adventure and Giving Back

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To celebrate the 40th birthday of The Skin Cancer Foundation, Dr. Robins is donating proceeds from all sales of his memoir to the Foundation he founded in 1979. Perry Robins,…

Does This Skin Cancer Really Need Mohs?

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The discussion was led by Dr. Vishal Patel and Dr. Sailesh Konda, and was moderated by Dr. William Hanke. In recognition of National Skin Cancer Month, the Journal of Drugs…

Phototherapy for Psoriasis: A Safe and Effective Treatment Modality

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“Fewer people are doing mainstay full-body phototherapy as in the past, as biologics and other systemic therapies have proven to be safe and much more effective,” Dr. Nestor said in…

GW Survey Evaluates Influence of Social Media in Attracting Patients

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“A rapidly growing number of dermatologists are advocating for the value of social media to promote their practices,” said Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology at…

Melasma: Treatment Pearls from the Expert

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E. Victor Ross, MD, is a dermatologist specializing in laser surgery of the skin. He uses a broad array of technologies to reduce red and brown skin lesions, wrinkles and…

Supportive Oncodermatology Interventions Improve Patient Quality of Life

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Enrollment in a supportive oncodermatology program is associated with a significantly improved quality of life score, according to a recent survey from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The…

#ShareTheFacts About Skin Cancer

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Dermatologists play an important role in helping to save lives, by educating patients, and the public, on skin cancer prevention; the dangers of unprotected exposure, and how to detect early…

The Latest on Oncodermatology, Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis & More

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The May issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is available now. This month, we focus on Skin Cancer, with special features on Public Health, Atopic Dermatitis, Psoriasis, and…

Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Repeat-Dose Injections of IncobotulinumtoxinA in the Treatment of Upper Facial Lines: Results from a Prospective, Open-Label, Phase III Study

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IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin/Xeomeen/Bocouture/XEOMIN Cosmetic; botulinum toxin type A free from complexing proteins ; Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH) is indicated worldwide for the correction of glabellar frown lines (GFL) and in Europe additionally…
Radio Frequency Devices Hair Removal

Long-term Facial and Body Hair Removal With a Combined Radiofrequency and Optical Home-Use Device for All Skin Types

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Photo: dimid_86 / Getty ImagesCurrent in-office laser and light-based hair removal devices effectively provide a long-term solution for unwanted hair removal.1 These in-office systems generally use high energies to deliver…

Re-examining the Optimal Use of Neuromodulators and the Changing Landscape: A Consensus Panel Update

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1 CME CreditSince initial US Food and Drug Administration approval of botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) for aesthetic use in 2002, clinical evidence and experience with BoNT-A and understanding of…

Why Melatonin Is Really Good for Your Skin

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Melatonin is one of the latest trendy skincare ingredients that supposedly helps restore and improve skin tone, while helping to combat signs of aging. While the hormone helps improve the…

The Influence of Dermatologists’ Use of Social Media on Attracting Patients

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Emily C. Murphy BS, Kamaria Nelson MD, and Adam J. Friedman MD In a new article, published in the May 2020 issue of the JDD,  "The Influence of Dermatologists' Use…

Can Pollution Cause Melasma and Facial Hyperpigmentation?

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Can Pollution Cause Melasma and Facial Hyperpigmentation? ‑ Is There a Case to Be Made?   Yes, pollution may be a risk factor for melasma, facial hyperpigmentation and other pigmentary…

Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis With an Excimer Laser Utilizing an Optimal Therapeutic UVB Dose Protocol

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Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated disease that mainly affects the skin and joints. Treatment for psoriasis depends on the severity, along with many other factors, and limited psoriasis can often…
Hypopigmented macule and patches on the face of an African American female with seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic Dermatitis of the Face and Scalp in Skin of Color: Clinical Considerations

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Seborrheic dermatitis areas of the skin with high sebum production are most effected like the face and scalp, including nasolabial folds, glabella, eyebrows, beard, ears, retroauricular skin, sternum, and other…
Dermatologist looking at skin

Is the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic an Indication to Temporarily Modify Dermatological Management Plans?

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While the world lives under the shadow of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, dermatologists wonder if the current situation calls for a temporary change in the management of skin conditions.…

Current Issue Highlights

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New Dermatological Research is available now- view this months' JDD features, case reports, and research below: Dermatologists respond regarding the impact of COVID-19 and examine the potential impact of drugs…

What Women Don’t Want … Psoriasis

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iTunes Google Play Stitcher TuneIn In this edition of the JDD Podcast, Dr. Adam Friedman is joined by Dr. Deirdre Hooper, Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at…

GW Announces Virtual Learning Opportunity

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DC Academy of Dermatology   Monday, March 23, 2020 - 8:30am Register Contact: Kayleigh Hausmann The George Washington University School of Medical and Health Sciences has announced it will host…

Global Pandemic: A Statement from the JDD

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Dear JDD readers and colleagues, The global COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our lives: how we gather and connect has changed to ensure the health and safety of our communities.…

Long Term Use of Novel Therapeutic for Topical Treatment of Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis in Pediatric Subjects

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Source: ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference (ODAC) Discovery in Dermatology Poster Session At the 17th Annual ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic, and Surgical Conference (ODAC) held January 17-20 in Orlando, FL,…

Choosing Wisely: Capitalizing on Atopic Dermatitis Clinical Trial Data for Meaningful Selection of Topical Agents

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CME Available We are finally getting what we asked for: Pharma is ponying up for head to head studies to provide us with meaningful data to help make better clinical…