Two Novel Treatments for Oral Lichen Planus Hold Promise

In the May 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, there were two separate articles introducing new treatments for moderate to severe oral erosive lichen planus, the most difficult form of the disease to treat. Curcumin Curcumin is the health-promoting compound derived from the Indian spice …

Current Psoriasis Treatments

In this video Dr. Camisa discusses “What is Psoriasis?” and current treatments for psoriasis including various creams, photo-therapy (ultraviolet light) and chemo-therapy regimens. The video demonstrates the use of various light therapy provided in a full body cabinet, using a laser beam or a light unit for hands and feet. …

Two New Drugs for Metastatic Malignant Melanoma

Metastatic malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer.  Now, for the first time in 13 years, the FDA has approved not one, but two, medicines for metastatic or unresectable malignant melanoma. Vemurafenib (brand name Zelboraf) is unique among chemotherapeutic agents in two ways: it is a pill taken by …

Introducing Dr. Camisa’s All Natural Products

Dermexelle is a healing aid for superficial wounds, burns, fissures and ulcerations.  Apply to wound 2-3 times daily. SweetFeet cream is used for moisturization and healing of dry, sore, cracked skin of palms and soles, especially psoriasis and eczema.  Massage into skin at bedtime.  Cotton gloves or socks are optional. …