A recent acne study in identical and fraternal twins indicates the condition may be primarily caused by genetics, and that social and environmental factors influence acne symptom severity.
Dermatology consultations for hospitalized patients with cellulitis may reduce morbidity, superfluous antibiotic use and healthcare costs
The fixed combination of halobetasol and tazarotene topicals significantly reduced the severity of localized disease with a favorable safety profile, shows a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Three patients achieve 80-100 percent clearance of moderate-to-severe dyshidrosis of the hands and palms after treatment with dupilumab.
Symptomatic relief remains out of reach for many who suffer chronic pruritis. Without drugs specifically approved to treat chronic itch, providers and patients rely on therapies with limited efficacy. Here’s an update of two important clinical trials.
Spanish researchers have developed a scoring system to assess the severity of frontal fibrosing alopecia, a scarring form of alopecia marked by hairline recession and eyebrow loss primarily affecting postmenopausal women.
Doctors writing in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology find blunt cannula subcision (BCS) more effective than Nokor needle subcision (NNS) for acne scarring.
As regulatory demands and office expenses increase, insurance reimbursement seems flat or on a slow decline, says Howard Wooding Rogers, M.D.
Cosmetic needs differ for skin of color patients who may require different treatments, says Dr. Eliot Battle who addressed the use of old and new technologies for skin of color patients during this year’s Skin of Color Seminar Series meeting in New York City.
La Roche-Posay is developing a nail art version of My UV Patch with clinical trials to start this year.