Zoe D. Draelos, MD, discusses 3 mechanisms of action for treating acne- decrease nutrients, C acnes lesions and inflammation-and her tips for addressing these, such as facial cleansing products and the use of probiotics.
Chemical peels are making a comeback in dermatology. Dr Carlos Wambier discusses the use of chemical peels for actinic keratoses and other skin conditions, important considerations for mixing the ingredients for deep chemical peels, and more.
Arisa Ortiz, MD, FAAD, the director of laser and cosmetic dermatology at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla, CA, shares a number of pearls on what dermatologists should consider when handling complications from radiofrequency lifting and tightening devices.
Melasma is a complex pigmentary condition that can be frustrating for patients and providers. The Dermatologist spoke with Seemal Desai, MD, about the latest updates in the topical treatment of melasma.
Women can present unique challenges when it comes to treating acne. Dr Draelos, an editorial advisory board member of The Dermatologist, provided some pointers that you can give to your female patients with acne.