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Thousands Attend 2017 AAD Annual Meeting in Orlando

The American Academy of Dermatology’s 2017 Annual Meeting garnered the fourth-highest attendance in the organization’s history, drawing more than 18,800 registrants from 111 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
23-Mar-2017 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Awards 26 Shade Structure Grants to Protect America's Youth

Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. The American Academy of Dermatology has awarded shade structure grants to 26 schools and non-profit organizations across the country in order to protect...
15-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Six Ways to Prevent Toenail Fungus

Although fungal nail infections are usually painless, the condition can be unsightly. If you get nail fungus – more common on the toenails than the fingernails – your symptoms could include yellow or brown nails, or nails that lift up from the...
14-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Installs New Officers and Board Members

Orlando, Fla., (March 5, 2017) – Two new officers and four new members of its board of directors took office at the conclusion of the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2017 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.
5-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD, Assumes Presidency of the American Academy of Dermatology

Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD, a Detroit-based dermatologist, took office today as president of the American Academy of Dermatology, the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 18,000 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and...
5-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Learn the Language of Skin Care Labels

When it comes to skin care product labels, people shouldn’t necessarily believe everything they read.
28-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Treatment Option Shows Promise for Skin and Hair Conditions

Alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis and vitiligo are highly visible dermatologic conditions that can have a negative effect on patients’ quality of life and overall health. An emerging treatment option, however, could provide effective therapy...
28-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Attitude, Lifestyle May Contribute to Skin Cancer Risk Among Latinos

It's important for Latino patients to understand their skin cancer risk, take steps to protect themselves and conduct regular skin self-exams.
28-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Act Your Age When It Comes to Skin Care

Each individual’s skin care routine should be based on her age and her skin’s specific needs. To kick off National Healthy Skin Month, three board-certified dermatologists discuss the top skin care concerns of women in their 20s, 30s and 40s,...
1-Nov-2016 10:15 AM EDT

Saving Face: Dermatologists Helping Patients Identify Source of Facial Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Facial rashes can take on many forms. Whether red, flat, bumpy and dry, or scaly, flaky and itchy, the appearance of a rash on the face can be very distressing. Even more challenging is figuring out what is causing the rash – possibly an allergy...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Acne Comes of Age Earlier

A growing number of preadolescents are experiencing acne. Dermatologists believe an earlier onset of puberty may be to blame, causing hormones to trigger the start of acne sooner.
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Have a Leg Up on Newer Minimally Invasive Treatments for Leg Veins

In the past, the only treatment available for varicose veins was a type of surgery called vein stripping, which required general anesthesia and weeks of downtime. Now, dermatologists who have received additional training are using minimally invasive...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Dermatologists Urge the Public to Take Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Diagnosis Seriously

For many of the more than 2 million people in the United States diagnosed annually with non-melanoma skin cancer – including basal and squamous cell carcinoma – the diagnosis may come as a welcome relief since it’s not a more serious diagnosis...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Proper Skin Care Lays the Foundation for Successful Acne and Rosacea Treatment

Good skin care is a smart idea for everyone, but it is especially important for those who have acne and rosacea. Dermatologists recommend skin care products that keep the skin hydrated to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin,...
1-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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