The Antidepressant Properties of Botulinum Toxin

Although it is most commonly used for aesthetic purposes, the medical applications of botulinum toxin (Botox) range further than merely cosmetic indications. Research has found that botulinum toxin injections have been reported to reduce migraine symptoms in patients with chronic migraine. In addition, burgeoning evidence implicates the potential role of Botox injections in the treatment …

Hispanic Heritage Month: Hyperpigmentation Disorders in Hispanic Patients

Observed nationally from September 15th to October 15th each year, Hispanic Heritage Month¬†celebrates the vast historic and cultural contributions of Hispanic/Latino. During this time, healthcare organizations spotlight some of the dermatologic conditions particularly affecting this community and hope to raise awareness among both patients and practitioners about effective prevention, treatment, and management strategies.¬† Heightened Risk …

Navigating Telehealth IT Security

The practice of medicine is changing across the majority of specialties in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, shifting to a model based on virtual appointments and digital care. Telemedicine solutions are encouraged whenever possible to minimize exposure risk and virus spread; although this has allowed greater flexibility and the ability for many practices to remain …

Mask-Ne: A New, Growing Mask-Related Skin Condition

Over the past several months, the coronavirus pandemic has been taking a toll on the emotional and physical health of frontline medical workers. In addition to grueling work hours, unprecedented patient needs, and nationwide equipment shortages, the face masks required to treat patients safely are increasingly contributing to the emergence of mask-related skin conditions. Doctors …