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.
Is it necessary to condition eyelash hair?
Eyelash hair is just like any other hair on the body requiring an intact cuticle for beauty. Eyelashes have a very short anagen phase, accounting for their short length and the lack of need to cut the eyelashes. Find out more
Can laundry detergent cause dermatitis?
Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D. Several laundry detergents now claim to be appropriate for sensitive skin. This is interesting because detergents are not something directly applied to the skin. Find out more.
Rx insurance woes
Rx insurance woes
Do your patients think their insurance covers all medications? Get answers.
What can be done for under eye lines?
How to help patients who don't want surgery to improve the appearance of the under eye skin.
Why are some lip balms considered over the counter drugs?
Why are some lip balms considered over the counter drugs?
If you spend some time at the lip balm wall, you will notice that some lip balms are cosmetics and some are OTC drugs. Find out why.
Does mayonnaise help scalp psoriasis?
Does mayonnaise help scalp psoriasis?
This home remedy has been popularized in several blogs and consumer publications. learn more.
What is the new FDA concern regarding the safety of cosmetics?
Cosmetic products are an interesting category because the cosmetics industry is self-regulated. This is in direct contrast to drugs that are carefully regulated by the FDA.
What is a BB cream?
BB creams came to the US from the Orient where they have been the rage for the past 3 years.
Why do products labeled as noncomedogenic still cause acne?
Many dermatologists may have wondered, however, why patients who use noncomedogenic products still develop acne.
How do you select an OTC facial cleanser for acne patients?
It is sometimes challenging to pick a facial cleanser for acne patients because skin irritation and dryness can be magnified by improper cleansing techniques.


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