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Acne Triggered By Hair Products? There’s a New Shampoo for That

Dermatologist Iris Rubin, MD, was annoyed with haircare products that caused her patients’ skin to break out. The frustration became personal when she herself was noticing acne crop up after leaving the hair salon. So, she decided to leave her position as the medical director of dermatologic and vascular laser surgery at…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 11, 2019 at 11:31am — No Comments

Med Students Struggle with Lack of Diversity in Dermatology

Medical students find an overwhelming lack of diversity in the dermatology field, according to a research letter recently published in…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 11, 2019 at 11:26am — No Comments

Understanding Your Skin Care Products’ pH

Initiating an effective face care routine requires understanding your skin’s pH levels. pH has now become a common lexicon in the beauty sphere, but consumers forget that it stands for “potential hydrogen” and it indicates a product’s acid-alkaline ratio, which can range from 0 to 14. Lower numbers have less acidity whereas…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 4, 2019 at 2:05pm — No Comments

What’s the Deal with Collagen Drinks?

Collagen drinks have become a popular staple in the anti-aging movement, and claim to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. However, there’s little evidence supporting the beverage’s ability to make the skin more supple and youthful.

Collagen drinks contain…

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Added by Julie Morse on January 4, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

What’s the Final Word on Sunscreen?

There’s a wide spectrum of opinions when it comes to proper sunscreen practices. A recent …

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Added by Julie Morse on December 27, 2018 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Is a Dermatoscope Necessary When Diagnosing Melanoma?

Dermatoscope, a small examination tool that magnifies the appearance of skin lesions, can increase diagnostic accuracy of melanoma, according to Cochrane, a London-based healthcare research organization.

The dermatoscope can “make the topmost layer of skin translucent to give…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 27, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Why Have Prices for Dermatologic Drugs Skyrocketed?

The prices for dermatologic generic drugs are soaring, and over the last ten years they have increased faster than inflation rates, reimbursement, and national healthcare growth. In a study…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 22, 2018 at 5:01pm — No Comments

New Med Spa Trend Causes Cold Burns Among Other Ailments

Whole-body cryotherapy (WBC), the…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 22, 2018 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Complications of Hair Transplantation At An Earlier Age

Are you going for hair transplantation in your 20s or 30s? If yes, then you can get the information about the side effects and problems you might have if you will get the hair transplantation done at a young age. Whether you choose a professional doctor or a local doctor for getting hair transplantation at an early age, you will be going to face a lot of problems…

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Added by DermaClinix Chennai on December 18, 2018 at 6:43am — No Comments

What’s Dermatology’s Role in the Opioid Crisis?

study evaluating dermatologists’ participation in the opioid crisis has found that between 3,877 and 7,602 patients who were prescribed opioids by dermatologists continue…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 13, 2018 at 3:46pm — No Comments

High Rates of Suicide Among Patients with Atopic Dermatitis

Patients with atopic dermatitis are much more likely to contemplate and commit suicide than people without the skin condition, according to a study recently published in…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 13, 2018 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Upstate New York Dermatology Practice Allegedly Submitted $811,000 in False Medicaid Claims

Dermatology Associates of Central New York has been ordered to pay approximately $811,200 for submitting Medicaid, Medicare, and TRICARE claims that were ordered by unsupervised non-physician practitioners (NPP).

Husband and wife team…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 7, 2018 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Underdiagnosed Rosacea Common Among Patients of Color

Patients with darker skin tones have lower rates of being diagnosed with rosacea than white patients even though they’re just as susceptible to developing the skin condition, according to a study…

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Added by Julie Morse on December 7, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Tanning Beds Increase Risk of Developing a Second Primary Melanoma

People who use tanning beds have a much higher risk of developing a secondary primary melanoma and at a faster rate than those who avoid artificial UV radiation (UVR), according to a study…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 29, 2018 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Understanding the Link Between Rosacea and Other Physical and Psychological Conditions

There is strong evidence suggesting that rosacea is associated with a wide range of psychological issues, cardiovascular problems, and gastrointestinal disorders, according to a review…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 29, 2018 at 3:05pm — No Comments

What the Rise in Insurance Deductibles is Doing to Private Dermatology Practices

Dermatologists are feeling the brunt of the hike in deductible rates for medical insurance plans. Patients’ inability to pay has taken a toll on providers’ revenue, and some are ditching their private practices because of the stress of collecting payments.

According to a…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 26, 2018 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Why Acne Treatment Shouldn’t be One-Size-Fits All

Pretty much every human being is susceptible to acne. However, the pervasive skin condition affects skin tones differently, and an acne treatment that might work well with one skin color might be too harsh for another.

In a …

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Added by Julie Morse on November 26, 2018 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Tips to find good orthodontist nearby

For all those who are suffering from some particular orthodontic problems such as overbite, gapping, crooked teeth and are in search of a professional who can solve their issues, the best option is to go for best orthodontist nearby. It is possible to get the best smile and healthy teeth when the services received are by a qualified professional. This is the reason why it is important to consider certain facts while looking for…

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Added by Ivanov Orthodontic Experts on November 22, 2018 at 3:11am — No Comments

Does Platelet-Rich Plasma Actually Reduce Signs of Photoaging?

It’s not clear if injections of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), a practice derived from the patient’s own blood with a high platelet concentration, can reduce signs of photoaging in the face, according to a study…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 16, 2018 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Uptick in Actinic Keratosis Lesion Removal but Decrease in Medicare Reimbursements

There is an escalating number of actinic keratosis lesions being treated, yet Medicare Part B payments for treatment procedures are declining, according to a study recently…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 16, 2018 at 4:49pm — No Comments

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