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Hyperhidrosis Treatment Options

Dermatologists should be proactive in the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis in their patients. Hyperhidrosis is characterized by sweating in excess of what is required for normal temperature control. While there are many causes of hyperhidrosis, focal sweating in an otherwise healthy person is classified as primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is not rare with the reported prevalence ranging from 1% to 3%.

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First Report® Dermatology News

7/24/2014 - A retrospective comparison study between preoperative and postoperative Breslow depth in primary cutaneous melanoma concluded that preoperative deep excisional shave biopsies performed by dermatologists are accurate for determining Breslow depth and for planning surgical management of melanomas.
7/23/2014 - National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) has announced plans to launch the largest realignment and expansion of its psoriatic arthritis (PsA) program since the organization began serving this community nearly 20 years ago.
7/14/2014 - Tavaborole topical solution, 5%, (Kerydin, Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc.) received FDA approval for the topical treatment of onychomycosis of the toenails.

Dermatology Topics

Skin Cancer/Photoaging

Current and archived articles.


All rosacea-related content from current research reviews to tips on treating patients dealing with this condition.

Practice Management

Content related to running a successful practice, such as solutions for common business problems, legal issues, electronic health records and coding.


All acne-related content on treatments, patient compliance issues, acne scarring and more. Sponsored By:

Fungal Infections

Current and archived articles involving treatment and prevention of fungal infections


All articles covering all types of psoriasis, including plaque, guttate, inverse, pustular and erythrodermic.

Pediatric Dermatology

Content dealing with pediatric skin issues, such as hemangiomas, MRSA, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, etc.


Current and archived articles.

Cosmetic Dermatology

Current and archived articles.

Laser & Light Therapies

Articles highlighting various treatments with lasers and light therapies as well as pre- and post-op care.

Current Issue

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The 2014 Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology

The 2014 Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) will come to the Hyatt Regency Chicago from August 6 to 10, 2014. AAD has a comprehensive program that includes the latest research, news and exhibits in the field. The association anticipates more than 3,000 attendees to visit this year’s summer show.

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Practical Use of Vismodegib for Advanced BCC

Initiating treatment, monitoring patients’ response and managing side effects with the use of vismodegib for the treatment of advanced BCC. If a given patient/tumor combination are thought to be appropriate for vismodegib therapy, many clinicians are unaware of how to initiate treatment, how to monitor patients, how to counsel patients, monitor response and manage side effects. This article will focus on the use of vismodegib in practice.

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Exploring Aesthetic Interventions »

Management of Post-Laser Erythema

Erythema is a common adverse effect following laser procedures involving the face and can be perceived as embarrassing or even disabling to patients.1 Management options to date have included preoperative adjustment of laser energy settings and postoperative maneuvers, including various topical preparations as well as cooling sprays, light modalities and/or dressings.

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