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April 19, 2022

Your skin, more than any other part of your body, is a map of physical experiences: sunburns, scars, reactions to stressors, aging. To roll back damage, as well as to improve the appearance of your skin, lasers may be a powerful treatment option.

April 14, 2022

In Washington, D.C., spring brings rain showers, cherry blossoms, and allergies. Itchy and watery eyes, stuffy and runny noses, and sneezing traditionally mark this time, but climate change is now prolonging and intensifying allergy season. Plus, there is some overlap in symptoms of allergies…

April 13, 2022

In recent years, tinted sunscreens have been rising in popularity, in large part because of their ability to better match a person's skin tone without leaving a visible white film on the skin.

April 12, 2022

For a decade, Maria Sylvia had a tan streak on her nail. Doctors told her it was a mole and nothing to worry about. After a colleague urged her to get it examined again, Sylvia learned it was a rare skin cancer, called subungual melanoma, and shared her experience on TikTok.

April 8, 2022

Sometimes the strangest things can trigger a skin reaction. When it comes to psoriasis, a chronic condition that sends your immune system into overdrive, thereby increasing inflammation in the skin, the triggers run the gamut from strep throat to a curling-iron burn (yes, really).

April 6, 2022

Practical Dermatology® magazine is proud to announce that Vishal Anil Patel, MD will serve as interim editor of our Digital Practice column.

March 31, 2022

In this video interview, Adam J. Friedman, MD, FAAD, gives the highlights from his presentation at the 2022 American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting about dietary triggers in acne, providing evidence, and discussing how the idea came to be.

March 30, 2022

Night blindness, which occurs when people have trouble seeing in dim light, can have many causes – but also many solutions. Keith Wroblewski, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, takes us through the whys of night blindness and…

March 25, 2022

At the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2022 Annual Meeting in March, board-certified dermatologist Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a Presidential Citation Award.…

March 24, 2022

Researchers at the George Washington University published findings from the world’s largest cohort study showing that hospitalized patients with moderate COVID-19 who were given aspirin early on in their treatment had a lower risk of dying compared to patients who were not given aspirin.