A Day in the Life of a Dermatologist: Part 1

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham For many, the perception of a doctor is one that is under extreme stress trying to manage twenty plus patients with alarms dinging, people yelling, and machines churning in the chaotic background. This Hollywood depiction of medicine is far from accurate and only representative of a handful of practiceContinue reading “A Day in the Life of a Dermatologist: Part 1”

The 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Conference Concludes

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham Photos courtesy of Dr. Gabriela A. Maloney Last week, the American Academy of Dermatology hosted its 76th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. Dermatologists from all over the world were in attendance to learn about cutting-edge developments, new research, hot topics, treatment pearls, and emerging science in the fieldContinue reading “The 2018 American Academy of Dermatology Conference Concludes”

What Are Those Scaly Brown Spots?

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham One of the most common reasons for a visit to the dermatologist is a common benign skin lesion called a seborrheic keratosis. These skin lesions may cause a significant amount of anxiety due to the dark and irregular appearance. The good news is that these lesions are completely benignContinue reading “What Are Those Scaly Brown Spots?”

AAD 2017 Updates!

Paul M. Graham, D.O. The 2017 American Academy of Dermatology Conference in Orlando Florida has officially concluded. With tens of thousands in attendance and over a thousand presentations occurring over five days, this conference was nothing more than a success and a vital resource for medical providers across the country. Whether in attendance for the education, theContinue reading “AAD 2017 Updates!”

Kybella: An Injectable Fat-Dissolving Medication

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham In April 2015, the FDA approved the use of a novel medication known as Kybella for the treatment of submental (underchin) fat. This medication is identical to a natural substance called deoxycholic acid found in the gastrointestinal tract of the human body. Deoxycholic acid is a bile acid that is produced as aContinue reading “Kybella: An Injectable Fat-Dissolving Medication”

Should I Supplement My Child with Probiotics?

Written by Jeff Blattner and Collin Blattner, DO Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO Parents constantly inquire about what they can do to protect their child from the development of skin diseases. Well, if the parents have a skin condition called atopic dermatitis, probiotics may help. Probiotics are natural organisms that have a symbiotic (working together) relationship with ourContinue reading “Should I Supplement My Child with Probiotics?”

Medical Missions: A Life Changing Experience with Dermatology Included

Lauren Leavitt, PA-C Dermatology on Medical Mission Trips Do I still own an otoscope? Was there a mnemonic for remembering the diabetes medications? I asked myself these questions as I packed to embark on my first medical mission trip. Eager to deliver healthcare to the rural inhabitants of Nicaragua, I printed out some notes from myContinue reading “Medical Missions: A Life Changing Experience with Dermatology Included”