Alopecia Areata In Focus: Interviewing the Experts

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September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month and what better way to observe this than to gain invaluable insight from two of the most respected and knowledgeable providers in the field, Brett A. King, MD, PhD, and Brittany G. Craiglow, MD? These two powerhouse physicians who see patients every day, have been published in countless articles […]

Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW)

  There is a need to raise awareness about topical steroid withdrawal (TSW), a serious potential side effect of topical steroid use. TSW is not always recognized by patients or practitioners as much is still unknown about this consequence of using topical steroids, particularly in the long term. What are skin conditions?  Common skin conditions […]

Alopecia in Women of Color: What is CCCA?

Alopecia is the abnormal loss of hair on the scalp, face, or body thought to be the result of both genetic and environmental factors. Although people from any race can develop the condition, there is a specific type of hair loss that is especially common among Black women. Even celebrities can develop this condition; Jada […]

Sexual and Gender Diverse Patients: An Important Message for Dermatologists

Most dermatologists have not historically considered their patients’ sexual orientation and gender identity as relevant to their practice, but new data contributes to awareness in skin health disparities in patients from sexual and gender diverse (SGD) communities. Dermatologists who strive to understand their patients can better see them as a whole person, engage in a […]