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A different perspective on venture capital and the future of dermatologyIf we do not evolve ... we will soon be an extinct species of medical practitioner, Dermatology Times Editorial Advisor says in his column this month. He shares his experience and considerations with negotiating the sale of his practice to a venture capital backed firm.
Melanoma in pregnancy
Melanoma in pregnancyThe controversies revolving around the risks and prognosis associated with melanoma and pregnancy are many and have been a flashpoint for much discussion and debate. While some controversies remain, clarity and consensus has been found among some of the current issues regarding melanoma and pregnancy.
Moisturizers and skin firmnessIncreased firmness is commonly used to describe the beneficial effects of moisturizers. This is confusing to the dermatologist who considers firm skin indicative of scleroderma.
The impact of facial foundation on luminosity“Luminosity,” is often used to describe facial appearance after applying facial foundation. What is luminosity?
Facial serums and radianceMany of the newer facial serums claim to improve radiance immediately after application. How is this claim substantiated?
Risky businessThis month we’re profiling dermatologist Eric Schweiger, M.D., who owns 24 practices in New York and New Jersey. Find out more about this young entrepreneur.
Extremely pruritic lesions
Extremely pruritic lesionsA 48-year-old woman asked her dermatologist about several red lesions that were extremely pruritic. They were scattered haphazardly on the back of her leg. A few of the lesions were still smooth nodules, but others were now excoriations; she just couldn’t stop scratching them no matter how hard she tried. She estimated they had been there for nearly a month. She had a history of atopic dermatitis, but this didn’t feel like the same thing.
Topical antibiotics and antiseptics disrupt the skin microbiomeDelayed diagnosis of PsA can lead to poor outcomes. Access to care elusive to some patients due to doctor shortage. Models of care that triage patients may shorten diagnostic delays
Early diagnosis, early treatment best in psoriatic arthritisDelayed diagnosis of PsA can lead to poor outcomes. Access to care elusive to some patients due to doctor shortage. Models of care that triage patients may shorten diagnostic delays.
Preventable eye injuriesResurfacing lasers pose a threat to the cornea and ocular surface. Ocular injuries associated with lasers include misshapen pupils, iritis and vision loss. Expert suggests against performing micro-focused ultrasound treatments within the orbital rim. Standard ocular shields do not provide effective protection against focused ultrasound.

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