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Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
It is no secret that rosacea can cause significant stress on patients and affect quality of life. The Dermatologist spoke with Linda Stein Gold, MD, about the current best practices for treating rosacea, as well as new therapies under investigation that may help patients achieve clear skin.
Lauren Mateja, Managing Editor
Psoriasis can affect patients at all walks of life, from children to the elderly. Adolescents, however, require special considerations, from psychosocial conditions to therapy options, for the short- and long-term management of psoriasis.
Esther A. Balogh, MD, Elnara Muradova, MS, Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, FAAD
Genetic polymorphisms and defects are commonly found in patients with atopic dermatitis. A more personalized therapy that considers individual genetics and pathogenesis may provide a more effective treatment approach.
Lauren Mateja, Managing Editor
The past year saw numerous studies on rosacea, from results of clinical trials for new therapies to the psychosocial effects on patients, published in peer-reviewed journals and shared at annual meetings. Review the research from 2019.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
The American Academy of Dermatology and National Psoriasis Foundation released new guidelines on the use of phototherapy for the treatment of psoriasis. Joel Gelfand, MD, MSCE, discussed the updated guidelines with The Dermatologist.
Rachel Shireen Golpanian, BA, Kayla Fourzali, MS, Hong Liang Tey, MD, Gil Yosipovitch, MD
Diagnosis of atopic dermatitis in skin of color and in various age groups can be challenging. Understanding the differences in presentation can help with implementing appropriate treatment sooner.
Peggy Vernon, RN, MA, CPNP, DCNP, FAANP
Learn, lead, and engage at the annual educational and networking event for dermatology providers.
Jennifer Winter, MSPAS, PA-C
Awareness of factors that can affect communication can improve patient care and outcomes.
Peter Sonnenreich; Bassem Wolley; and Katherine Moody, Contributing Writers
Certain comorbidities—particularly congestive heart failure, tuberculosis, and HIV infection—can affect the type of psoriasis treatment physicians recommend to their patients.
Jonathan Silverberg, MD
Several studies showed associations between atopic dermatitis and various diseases and conditions, from depression to cardiovascular disease. Here is how dermatologists can translate the latest evidence on comorbidities into practice.
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