From the July issue of Dermatology Times, new products for dermatologists and patients.
Dermatology Times Staff
The July issue of Dermatology Times highlights some newly approved treatments in dermatology including a new wrinkle filler and new treatment for seborrheic keratosis.
There are four questions physicians should ask when considering using digital healthcare technologies, says Michael L. Hodgkins, M.D., chief medical officer for the American Medical Association. View the slideshow for more information.
Diet can affect skin conditions including acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and rosacea. In a review that focuses on these four conditions, plus aging, Rajani Katta, M.D., and Mary Jo Kramer, B.S., writing in Skin Therapy Letter, highlight trigger foods that should be avoided.
For some patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, the combination of dupilumab and corticosteroids may be necessary to control flares, a new study shows. Dupilumab is a proven treatment for AD, so where do we go from here? A physician writing in BJD suggests predictive modeling.
Publishing new research findings certainly has its benefits, but how physicians use that information and their personal experience in clinical practice can prove to be more insightful. In this article, we feature three physicians who participated in the rapid-fire Q&A “60 Tips in 60 Minutes” from the Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference held in January in Hawaii.
In a comparison of the performance between physician assistants and dermatologists, physician assistants may have lower diagnostic accuracy for melanoma than dermatologists, suggests a study published in JAMA Dermatology. The AAPA and SDPA question the use of the NNB ratio to determine diagnostic accuracy.
Publishing new research findings has its benefits, but how physicians use that information and their personal experience in clinical practice can prove to be more insightful. In this table on page 98 of Dermatology Times June issue, we feature insights from three physicians who participated in the rapid-fire Q&A “60 Tips in 60 Minutes” from this year's Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference.
Laser technology may be one of the most important purchases for a dermatology practice. Anne Chapas, M.D., of Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York, suggests that physicians do their research before making such an important investment. “I’ve actually seen people go bankrupt because they didn’t know how to use this very expensive laser that they purchased,” she said. Dr. Chapas suggests the following considerations before making your first purchase.
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