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Managing mycosis fungoidesAlthough there is no cure for this rare type of lymphoma, several different therapies are currently being used that can lead to long-term disease remission, significantly increasing the quality of life of patients.
Before removing lesion, investigate LMA recent study found that cosmetic treatments performed on presumed benign pigmented lesions later found to be lentigo maligna (LM) is not an uncommon occurrence, underscoring the need for individuals performing cosmetic procedures to be more vigilant in thoroughly investigating suspicious lesions.
Know your state's laser laws
Know your state's laser lawsWhile laws vary from state to state as to who in a practice can legally operate a laser or light source or energy-based device, the responsibility often lies with the practice physician, according to Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D.
Expense drivers for costliest psoriasis patientsFindings of a recent study challenge the notion that psoriasis patients may be generally healthy and only occur expenses related to their medications or psoriasis.
Dermatologists collaborate on data-driven pediatric psoriasis researchA global community of physicians cooperated to share experiences with systemic drugs for pediatric psoriasis, and to get experience with a joint registry. A uniform dataset could be tapped to learn more about disease manifestations and treatment outcomes
Microneedling may provide alternative to lasers
Microneedling may provide alternative to lasersMicroneedling may provide a viable alternative to lasers in certain clinical situations. Dr. Mara Weinstein Velez discusses which indications have promising data behind them and where further research needs to focus.
Debunking the myths of laser treatments for darker skin
Debunking the myths of laser treatments for darker skinIn this slideshow, we feature Dr. Eliot Battle who offers recommendations for laser treatment in non-white patients. Lasers are as diverse as the patients and conditions they are designed to treat, he says.
24 different uses for medical laser technologies
24 different uses for medical laser technologiesIn August, our table of the month focuses on different types and uses for laser technologies as outlined by Dr. Ron Wheeland.
EADV 2017 around the cornerThe European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology will be taking place September 13-17 in Geneva, Switzerland. As the organization celebrates its 30th birthday, it promises an event not to miss! If you won't make it over seas this year, watch this space as we provide highlights from a sessions covering all aspects of dermatology.
Sulzberger lecturer provides in-depth look at psoriasis comorbiditiesIn his talk at AAD 2017, Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE, discussed the findings from research investigating associations between psoriasis and comorbidities and their relevance for providing comprehensive medical care for patients with psoriasis.

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