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The start of summer means more tank tops and shorts, and for some people, a pesky new skin condition they may not have noticed before.
Confused About Sunscreen? New American Academy of Dermatology Survey Shows Americans Need a Refresher on Sunscreen Application and SPF
Board-certified dermatologist goes beyond the numbers to ensure consumers are sun-safe heading into Memorial Day weekend
New American Academy of Dermatology Survey Finds One-Third of Americans Fail Basic Quiz on Skin Cancer and Sun Exposure
In recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, dermatologists share how the public can #PracticeSafeSun to reduce their risk of skin cancer
The AAD VMX 2021, a virtual meeting experience taking place April 23-25, will feature the latest information on skin, hair and nails, presented by world-renowned experts in the field of dermatology.
How to Prepare for a Telemedicine Appointment; American Academy of DermatologyTips from board-certified dermatologists
Consumer demand for virtual health care has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to telemedicine, patients with new concerns and those with chronic conditions can have an appointment with a board-certified physician from the comfort and safety of their homes.
How to Prevent and Treat Dry, Chapped Lips; American Academy of DermatologyTips from board-certified dermatologists
For many people, winter skin probably conjures up images of dry, cracked hands, flaky skin, and windburn.
Tips To Avoid Spreading Molluscum Contagiosum; American Academy of Dermatology The common and highly contagious skin condition mostly affects children ages 1 to 10
Molluscum contagiosum is a common and highly contagious skin condition caused by a virus. According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, the condition mostly affects children — adults are often immune to the infection — and causes pearly, flesh-colored bumps to appear on the skin.
How to Treat Acne in Skin of Color; American Academy of DermatologyTips from board-certified dermatologists
Acne affects up to 50 million Americans annually, including people of all skin types and complexions.
What to Wear to Protect Your Skin From the Sun; American Academy of DermatologyAhead of the 4th of July holiday, dermatologists urge the public to #PracticeSafeSun as they head outdoors
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and nearly 20 Americans die from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every day.
New AAD Survey: 74% of Parents Today Say They Worry about Sun Protection More With Their Children than Their Parents Did With Them; American Academy of Dermatology
With Father’s Day approaching, dermatologists are giving parents two thumbs up for keeping sun protection top of mind for their families.
Approximately 7.5 million people in the U.S.1 have psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease that mostly affects the skin and joints but could also affect the nails.
Dermavant Announces Publication in JAAD of Secondary Efficacy and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Tapinarof Cream for the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis
Dermavant Sciences announced the publication of secondary efficacy and patient-reported outcomes from the Phase 2b randomized clinical trial of tapinarof cream for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the peer-reviewed scientific publication of the American Academy of Dermatology 1.
New American Academy of Dermatology Survey Finds Most Americans Know Sun Protection is Important, Yet Many Aren’t Protecting Themselves
In recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, dermatologists remind the public to #PracticeSafeSun to reduce their risk of skin cancer
How to Reduce Flares if You Have LupusDermatologists advocate for continued patient access to lupus medications during the COVID-19 pandemic
Medications for lupus — a long-term autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s immune system attacks different parts of their body, including their skin — are currently being explored as a treatment for COVID-19 patients.
The American Academy of Dermatology adds PatientPoint® as an Official Licensee of the AAD to Enhance Patient Education at Practices Nationwide
PatientPoint platform to deliver AAD education at key touchpoints along the patient care journey
By the time they reach menopause — which officially begins one year after a woman’s last period — many women think they have their lives figured out.
Those hitting the gym on account of their New Year’s resolutions are likely reaping the benefits, including improved overall health and mood.
As the holidays approach, dermatologists say it’s okay for acne patients to wear makeup
6 Skin Care Tips That Dermatologists Use Themselves; American Academy of Dermatology November is National Healthy Skin Month
Board-certified dermatologists are experts when it comes to the skin, hair and nails, diagnosing and treating more than 3,000 diseases and conditions, including skin cancer, acne, psoriasis and eczema.
Dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say most cases can be controlled with a customized skin care plan, which may include moisturizers, prescription medications and strategies to eliminate triggers.