Dermatology

Wound healing and the HS patientPatients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) need wound care not only after surgery, to address HS scarring and tunneling from sinus tracts; they also need ongoing wound care for lesions that might be draining, says one dermatologist.
What are facial blotting papers?One of the most widely used techniques for decreasing facial oil is the use of blotting papers, especially popular in East Asian nations
How does sebum interact with airborne pollution?One of the current appearance issues receiving attention in the popular press is the effect of air pollution on the skin.
Does dry shampoo work?Just as facial blotting papers are used to control facial sebum, dry shampoos are used to control scalp sebum.
Pipeline antibiotic omadacycline shows promise against MRSA and morePhase 3 data for Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ once-daily treatment with IV-to-oral omadacycline has shown the pipeline drug effectively and safely treats the most frequently isolated bacterial pathogens associated with skin infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Tinea pedis treatment tests better than expectedA silicone-based gel with a nitric oxide platform has been found to be safe and efficacious for treating tinea pedis, according to the results of a Phase 2 trial.
Spear-phishing targets healthcareWorried about cyber vulnerability in your office? Understand the risk and avoid being compromised with these tips from security experts.
New treatments on the horizonEmerging therapies are showing impressive efficacy and good tolerability, according to one dermatologist.
May Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, we take a look at a treatment approach to hidradenitis suppurativa, the impact of atopic dermatitis on pediatric patients and a way to prevent mycosis fungoides progression.
Standard practices for cutaneous surgeryResearchers summarize the latest literature in cutaneous surgery to provide pre-, intra- and postoperative guidance for patient safety and comfort.