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Phoenix Dermatologist & Oncologist Honored for Providing Collaborative Care to Patient with Rare Cancer

American Academy of Dermatology recognizes Drs. Lindsay Ackerman and Craig Reeder with national “Patient Care Hero” awards
26-Mar-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FAAD, Assumes Presidency of American Academy of Dermatology

Today, board-certified dermatologist Bruce H. Thiers, MD, FAAD, will begin his one-year term as president of the American Academy of Dermatology.
24-Mar-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Installs New Officers and Board Members

Today, the American Academy of Dermatology installed two new officers and five new directors to its Board of Directors. The AAD’s new officers and board members will lead the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 20,000...
24-Mar-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Academy of Dermatology Shares Hand Washing Tips Amid Covid-19

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb, health officials have been urging Americans to wash their hands at every opportunity. Hand washing is critical to the effort to stop the spread of the virus. However, a side effect of frequent hand...
19-Mar-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Prevent Hair Damage From a Weave or Extensions

For many women, wearing a weave or extensions is a great way to switch up their hairstyle, adding length, volume and even color. However, while these hairstyles offer a range of possibilities, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology...
10-Mar-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How to Care for Your Skin During Menopause

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. Careers are well established; children are grown and independent; and there’s more time for...
11-Feb-2020 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

How to Break a Sweat, Without Causing Acne

Those hitting the gym on account of their New Year’s resolutions are likely reaping the benefits, including improved overall health and mood. However, gymgoers may also find that their skin is breaking out more than usual, putting a damper on that...
14-Jan-2020 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Florida Suncoast Physicians Honored for Treatment of Patient with Rare Skin Condition

Drs. Jean-Pierre Galliani and Naomi Johansen receive American Academy of Dermatology “Patient Care Hero” award
20-Dec-2019 11:30 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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Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 20,000 physicians worldwide, the AAD is committed to advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the AAD at (888) 462-DERM (3376) or aad.org. Follow the AAD on Facebook (American Academy of Dermatology), Twitter (@AADskin), Instagram (@AADskin1) and YouTube (AcademyofDermatology).

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