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Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D.
Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., is a consulting professor of dermatology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C. She is investigator, Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, N.C., and a Dermatology Times Editorial Advisor and co-medical editor.
Superior pay for non-performance model threatens dermatology, society
The economies of scale leading to superior pay are only realized in huge ACOs that cover large numbers of patients who are healthy or face entry barriers to the medical system. While treating dermatologic conditions improves patient quality of life perceptions, it does not lead to decreased healthcare utilization. The best approach for dermatology issues is to tell the patient their psoriasis is really very minor, not worth treating, and it is unnecessary to see a dermatologist.
Shaving tips for patients
Expert offers patient-pass-along tips on prolonging the life of multi-bladed razors, reducing skin irritation, and reasons why body wash is not an alternative to shave cream.
New nail adornments and your patient
There are many ways to accomplish creative fashionable nail appearances. learn what's trending and what you need to know about nail polish to educate your patients.
Are the new nail shellacs safe?
Nail shellacs are a new way of creating long lasting nail color that is durable and chip resistant. But are they safe? Read to learn more.
Are therapeutic moisturizers labeled OTC drugs better?
Are therapeutic moisturizers labeled OTC drugs better?
Some therapeutic moisturizers are considered OTC drugs rather than cosmetics. Read and find out more.
What ingredients do therapeutic moisturizers contain?
What ingredients do therapeutic moisturizers contain?
Many companies market excellent therapeutic moisturizers that do contain higher concentrations of barrier repair ingredients. Find out more
Is there something unique about a therapeutic moisturizer?
Is there something unique about a therapeutic moisturizer?
Therapeutic is an interesting consumer word that really has no medical meaning, but possesses tremendous marketing caché.
Could you mix all of your facial morning products in one bottle to save application time?
Could you mix all of your facial morning products in one bottle to save application time?
It might be tempting in our multi-tasking world to mix all of your morning skin care products in one bottle and all of your evening skin care products in another, but to find out the answer read more.
Shrinking insurance formulary limits Rx options
Dermatology is truly unique in patient satisfaction, but I am concerned that our ability to deliver this high level of performance is being eroded by factors beyond our control. learn more
Why do some Vitamin C preparations turn orange on the skin?
Why do some Vitamin C preparations turn orange on the skin?
Many of the state-of-the-art cosmeceuticals contain vitamin C, a potent antioxidant important in skin health. So why do some vitamin C preparations turn orange on the skin? Read more and learn why

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