One hospital leverages technology to reduce the stress of extensive, ongoing care on patients and families
The success of the Hedgehog inhibitors in treating BCC as well as basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) has changed patients’ lives. Traditionally there was little we could do for patients with locally advanced or metastasized disease, but...
There is increasing interest in so-called alternative medicine. Both patients and practitioners are clearly interested in this domain and this is in striking contrast to the bright, shining edifice of evidence-based medicine.
Dr. Skin, a dermatologic surgeon and head of a resident training program at a well-recognized academic center performed a surgical excision on a patient's eyelid growth. The patient called in the evening with concerns about her...
Dermatologist Hector Franco believes there's more to skin images than mere diagnostic value. His son, Nick Franco, an artist living in Chicago, has brought his father's thinking to life in a collection he calls "inskin...
Research has become much more sophisticated in recent decades; however, gaps remain in the understanding of how to treat common problems, like warts, researchers say.
Therapeutic delivery is an important research focus. Better drug delivery has the potential to enhance skin penetration, make drugs more tolerable, and increase compliance.
Although every scar tells a story, it is a tale better spoken by the dermatologist and plastic surgeon who can help to reduce its appearance. To do so, physicians today are using improved protocols in laser treatment and beyond.
Woundcare options today ranges from looking for suture alternatives to seeking better modes of compression to manage venous leg ulcers.
Tough cases of onychomycosis frequently include complicating factors such as psoriasis, onycholysis and non-dermatophyte infections, an expert says.