What’s New for Dermatology Drugs in 2017-2018

The specialty of Medical Dermatology has been in a renaissance for the last decade or so because of the development of many new injectable drugs for some common complex diseases such as Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Atopic Dermatitis, but also for some lesser known entities which we will discuss later.

When Should a Primary Care Doc Refer to a Dermatologist?

The answer to the question depends on the extent of training in dermatology and the individual physician’s comfort level in dealing with skin diseases.  Currently, the definition of “primary care providers” includes family practitioners, internists, pediatricians, and gynecologists, but may be expanded to include nurse practitioners.  The education of U.S. medical …

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. …