U.S. Dermatology Update eNewsletter
May 25, 2021

Assessing Salicylic Acid for Treatment of Acne
Salicylic acid is a common ingredient in many OTC topical skin-care products, especially those marketed for the treatment and prevention of acne. These products are available in various formulations to suit the individual needs of a variety of patients. A recent article published on the Medical News Today website highlighted the properties of salicylic acid, including its safety and efficacy in the treatment and prevention of acne. Read more.


Significance of Routine Skin Care During Chemotherapy
Every year, millions of Americans receive chemotherapy and radiation as treatments in their battles against cancer. It is well known that chemotherapy and radiation are associated with a number of adverse effects, including dermatologic effects that vary from patient to patient. It is important that healthcare providers, including pharmacists, are prepared to answer patient questions and advise patients about skincare during cancer treatments. Read more.

Helping Patients Prepare for Dermatology Telemedicine Visits
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers, including dermatologists, had to devise and implement creative methods to maintain delivery of healthcare to patients while also easing concerns about virus transmission. As a result, telemedicine has provided millions of patients with healthcare in the safety of their own homes. The convenience and ease of telemedicine for some patients is an indication that it is here to stay. Read more

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