Rethinking Rescue Approach for Atopic Dermatitis

Although it is often treated acutely, atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic disorder that requires careful patient management strategies  to control flare-ups, decrease recurrences, and reduce pruritus. In certain cases, AD cannot be adequately controlled with proper skin care, topical therapy, the avoidance of triggers, or other conventional measures and instead warrants the use of …

Can an Oral Supplement Affect Skin Health?

The connection between nutrition and skin health has been highly contested, however, increasing amounts of research point to the validity of the impact of diet on skin.  Consuming a healthy diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, water, and antioxidants, may improve the appearance of skin, delay the aging process, mitigate acne breakouts, and ameliorate a variety of …

National Healthy Skin Month: Mindful Habits for Healthy Skin

November marks the beginning of National Healthy Skin Month, an observance sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology as part of its public health program to raise awareness of skin health. Its efforts are focused on helping the public understand, prevent, and recognize skin conditions as well as to maintain healthy skin year-round. During National …

Navigating the Liabilities of Teledermatology

Within the last decade, researchers have focused on teledermatology as a solution to accessibility issues associated with dermatology services as well as the overall improvement of the patient experience. Ranging from online consultations to AI-assisted surgery, telemedicine and teledermatology refer to any practices related to the use of electronic communication to convey medical information. Novel …