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Dermatologist intervention tied to better sun protection

(HealthDay)—A brief intervention delivered by dermatologists is associated with improvements in patients' sun protection behavior as well as their satisfaction with dermatologists' communication, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Microneedling + 5-fluorouracil effective vitiligo treatment

(HealthDay)—Microneedling in combination with 5-fluorouracil is a safe and effective treatment for vitiligo, according to a study published online March 12 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patients rate blunt cannula subcision best for acne scars

(HealthDay)—Blunt cannula subcision (BCS) is more effective than Nokor needle subcision (NNS) for acne scar treatment, according to a study published online March 9 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dermatology scale validates quality of life

Can having a skin condition impact the quality of your life? Absolutely, claim Boston University School of Medicine researchers who have set out to find the best tool to measure the impact on patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preventing the misdiagnosis of cellulitis

Study finds that early dermatology consultation for presumptive cellulitis can improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and reduce unnecessary hospitalization.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patient-initiated consultations beneficial in psoriasis

(HealthDay)—For patients with psoriasis, a patient-initiated care consultation (PICC) intervention may offer clinical benefits compared with routine care, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in the British Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Carboxytherapy, platelet-rich plasma similar for stretch marks

(HealthDay)—Both carboxytherapy and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) are safe and effective for the treatment of stretch marks, with no significant difference between the two methods, according to a study published online Jan. ...

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