Video Pearls

May 2019
Looking for Multiple Causal Agents When Treating Female-Pattern Hair Loss: It Can Only Benefit You and Your Patients presented by Amy McMichael, MD

Looking for Multiple Causal Agents When Treating Female-Pattern Hair Loss: It Can Only Benefit You and Your Patients presented by Amy McMichael, MD

The thing about hair disorders that I think is really different and something that a lot of dermatologists don’t get in the early years of their practice is that they can occur really more than one at a time.

May 2019
Oral Contraceptives and Spirinolactone for Women with Acne presented by the late Alan R. Shalita, MD

Oral Contraceptives and Spirinolactone for Women with Acne presented by the late Alan R. Shalita, MD

Unfortunately many dermatologists appear to be uncomfortable with hormonal therapy for treating acne patients. We are commonly seeing adult women with acne, which is sometimes referred to as adult acne, and not infrequently they’ll have hormonal problems. One of the ways to detect that is by doing an endocrinological analysis.

May 2019
Using Cleocine with Topical Steroids for Lip Lickers Dermatitis: A Sure Recipe for Improving Patient Outcomes presented by Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD

Using Cleocine with Topical Steroids for Lip Lickers Dermatitis: A Sure Recipe for Improving Patient Outcomes presented by Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD

In terms of treating Lip Lickers Dermatitis, use Cleocine in addition to your topical steroid to calm inflammation as Cleocine absolutely tastes terrible. If he parents apply this with the topical steroid, the kids will not only improve in terms of irritation, but they will also limit the amount they lick around their lips.

May 2019
How Important Are Before-and-After Photographs in Your Practice?: Very presented by Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD, FAAD, FACP

How Important Are Before-and-After Photographs in Your Practice?: Very presented by Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD, FAAD, FACP

I try to instill in all my residents that the most important instrument I rely on pre-operatively, is the camera — not the scalpel! When I first started in dermatology, all we had were Polaroids for the chart and Kodachromes for presentations. Today’s residents are so lucky to have iPads, iPhones, digital cameras and sophisticated imaging technology, such as the Visia CR, Vectra, etc.

May 2019
Using Antibiotics to Control Inflammation in CCCA Patients presented by Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, FAAD

Using Antibiotics to Control Inflammation in CCCA Patients presented by Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH, FAAD

One of the most common conditions that I treat on a daily basis is Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, or CCCA, which is a primary cicatricial alopecia that’s predominantly lymphocytic. Lymphocytic inflammation is a key component in the pathogenesis of the disease. So, that being said, our treatments are anti-inflammatory and, anecdotally, the use of doxycycline and other tetracyclic antiobiotics for their anti-inflammatory effect has been useful.

May 2019
Archived CME: Natural Ingredients in Skin Care – Cosmetic Benefits of Natural Ingredients in Skin and Hair

Archived CME: Natural Ingredients in Skin Care – Cosmetic Benefits of Natural Ingredients in Skin and Hair

Today’s health-conscious dermatologic patient is searching for natural ingredients that are gentler on their skin yet provide solutions to common skin disorders such as; hyperpigmentation, eczema, acne, psoriasis, rosacea, photodamage and fine lines and wrinkles.

May 2019
Archived CME: Natural Ingredients in Skin Care – Safety and Efficacy of Colloidal Oatmeal in Treating Eczema

Archived CME: Natural Ingredients in Skin Care – Safety and Efficacy of Colloidal Oatmeal in Treating Eczema

Complementary and alternative therapeutic options are topics on the forefront for dermatologic practitioners and dermatologic patients alike. Today’s health-conscious dermatologic patient is searching for natural ingredients that are gentler on their skin yet provide solutions to common skin disorders.

May 2019
Archived CME: Natural Ingredients in Skin Care – The Basic Science of Natural Ingredients

Archived CME: Natural Ingredients in Skin Care – The Basic Science of Natural Ingredients
Considering the increased rise in the interest in complementary and alternative therapies for dermatologic conditions it is imperative that the dermatologist remain knowledgeable regarding the research into the mechanisms and biochemistry of natural ingredients in order to properly advise patients about the efficacy of natural ingredients.