LivDerm Deep Dive Program: Racial Disparities in Dermatology Care

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in all aspects of healthcare and can be detected in dermatology care, where options for patients of color remain limited when compared with those tailored to White patients. Patients of various racial or ethnic groups, such as those of Black, Asian, Hispanic or Latino descent, are often less likely to …

LivDerm November Partner of the Month: International Hyperhidrosis Society

Widespread Medical Condition You May Overlook – But Shouldn’t From Physical to Mental Health, This Skin Condition Impacts 365 MILLION People Worldwide But Remains Underserved: November Awareness Month Works to Change That By: Angela Ballard, RN, International Hyperhidrosis Society There is a dermatologic condition that impacts nearly 5% of the general population and nearly 9% …

Skin Barrier Repair Evaluation Via Dermoscopy 

Currently, there is a need for noninvasive detection technologies that are able to assess skin barrier integrity and function that are both accurate and convenient. Several techniques and tools exist on the market, including laser imaging methods and Raman spectroscopy, however, dermatologic experts continue to search for a better solution. Although primarily used for the …

Microbotox: Small Doses with Powerful Results

Used in aesthetic medicine practice to create subtle smoothing results, microbotox, or the injection of multiple microdroplets of diluted onabotulinumtoxinA into the dermis has many potential dermatologic benefits. These include regulated sebum production, diminished facial flushing, decreased acne breakouts, and minimized pore size. However, as a relatively new cosmetic technique, microbotox has appeared in few …