Partner of the Month: Skin of Color Society

Commemorating Black History Month: Historymakers and Mentors in Skin of Color Dermatology Written by Skin of Color Society This year’s Black History Month (BHM) focuses on family as its theme, exploring perspectives on Representation, Identity and Diversity, according to the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASNLH), an organization dedicated to researching and promoting achievements by Black […]

Pediatric Dermatology: Treating Pediatric Patients of Color 

With children of color, or individuals with Fitzpatrick skin types III to VI, representing a large portion of the pediatric population, it is critical for healthcare professionals to be aware of and recognize the unique clinical presentations and challenges affecting this growing demographic. Although the majority of dermatologic disorders can occur in patients of all […]

Cosmetic Complications in Patients with Darker Skin Types

Patients with darker skin types, those with Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V, and VI, may experience a spectrum of cutaneous complications and adverse reactions to commonly employed cosmetic procedures, such as laser therapy and chemical peels. This demographic of patients faces an increased risk of cosmetic side effects and requires effective, informative counseling on procedures […]