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Details: Public health programs. Dermatologists care deeply about the effects that skin conditions have on their patients’ lives. That’s why they have helped develop these public health programs. This program offers you the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, meet new people, and …

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How to get prior authorization for medical care

Details: Prior authorization, also called prior approval or pre-authorization, is a process that many health insurance companies, as well as Medicare and Medicaid, use to manage costs. Before you can get coverage for certain medications, tests, procedures, surgeries, and medical devices, you need to get prior authorization.

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American Academy of Dermatology Public Education

Details: How to prepare for a telemedicine appointment. Consumer demand for virtual health care has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to telemedicine, patients with new concerns and those with chronic conditions can have an appointment with a board …

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Preventing and treating occupationally induced

Details: Preventing contact dermatitis. During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care workers are increasingly exposed to fragrances, surfactants or foaming agents, preservatives in cleansers and lotions, sterilizing agents (e.g. 70% ethyl alcohol, 0.5% sodium hypochlorite), rubber (in gloves and respirators), elastic (bands in surgical masks) and other exogenous compounds which may trigger contact dermatitis.

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Tips for healthy nails

Details: Nails reflect our overall health, which is why proper nail care is so important. Here are dermatologists’ tips for keeping your nails healthy: Keep nails clean and dry. Cut nails straight across. Use sharp nail scissors or clippers. Round the nails slightly at the tips for maximum strength. Keep nails shaped and free of snags by filing with

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Skin Cancer Awareness

Details: Public health programs Awareness campaigns Skin Cancer Awareness Advertisement. Advertisement. Skin Cancer Awareness. Practice Safe Sun. As you head outdoors for warmer weather and fresh air, the AAD encourages you to #PracticeSafeSun. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and unprotected UV exposure is the most preventable risk

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Shade Structure grant eligibility & application

Details: Shade Structure grant eligibility & application. The American Academy of Dermatology's (AAD) Shade Structure Program awards funds to schools, day-cares, parks, and other non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures where children learn and play. Each shade structure award is a maximum of $8,000, which includes the cost for

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Activities and videos

Details: Public health programs Kids' camp Activities and videos Virtual Camp Discovery 2021. Camp information Activities & videos. Activities and videos. Ted Danson welcomes campers. Actor and producer Ted Danson, welcomes campers to the AAD's 2020 Virtual Camp Discovery. Hall-of-Famer Mariano Rivera welcomes campers

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Acne can affect more than your skin

Details: Acne can feel so distressing that you just want to hide your face from the world. For many people who have acne, the skin disease affects more than their appearance. Acne can take a toll on one’s emotional health. Researchers have found in study after study that …

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When it comes to skin health, does diet make a difference

Details: And while more research in this area is necessary, Dr. Katta says, the existing evidence does indicate that a diet supporting overall health also supports good skin health. “Nutrient-rich whole foods like fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and healthy fats are good for your whole body, and that includes your skin,” Dr. Katta says. “If

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Practice Management Center

Details: Practice Management Center. Practical, dermatologist-specific resources that help simplify administrative burdens and ease stress. AAD's DataDerm. DataDerm is a clinical data registry — created by dermatologists, for dermatologists — to transform your practice and …

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American Academy of Dermatology Association statement on

Details: Evidence has shown that transgender individuals who are forced to forgo gender-affirming care face an increased risk of mental health disorders including substance abuse disorders, and have higher rates of suicide. Transgender and gender-diverse individuals can benefit greatly from medical and surgical gender-affirming treatments.

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Sunscreen Resource Center

Details: Health benefits of sun protection. When you protect your skin from the sun, you reduce your risk of developing skin cancer and early skin aging. Discover the role that sunscreen plays in protecting your skin and what else helps to keep you safe. Sunscreen resources

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Telederm and health tech

Details: Telederm and health tech. Explore a host of resources to help you and your practice implement telemedicine and get reimbursed, and find health information technology to streamline your practice operations. The Academy's teledermatology resources can help you implement telemedicine and learn innovative ways to improve access for your patients.

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Is vitiligo a medical condition

Details: Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2003 Oct 23;1:58. Sosa JJ, Currimbhoy SD, et al. “Confetti-like depigmentation: A potential sign of rapidly progressing vitiligo.” J Am Acad Dermatol 2015;73:272-5. …

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How to care for your skin in your 60s and 70s

Details: Skin care in your 60s and 70s. You increase your risk of slips and falls when you use bath oil to moisturize your skin, so it's best to avoid bath oil. Use a humidifier when the air feels dry. Heating and air conditioning can strip humidity from the air. Dry air can make your skin feel dry and itchy. Keeping indoor humidity between 45% and 60%

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Shade Structure grants

Details: Public health programs Advertisement The AAD's Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants of up to $8,000 to public schools and non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds, pools, or recreation spaces.

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What should I eat if I have psoriasis

Details: Takeaway: If you are overweight, continuing to treat your psoriasis and following a healthy, balanced diet that allows you to lose weight could lead to fewer flare-ups and less severe psoriasis. Gluten-free diet may help if you’re sensitive to gluten. Small studies suggest that if you have psoriasis and a gluten sensitivity, following a gluten-free diet may help reduce psoriasis flare-ups.

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Improving vaccination access for health care workers

Details: Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s authorization of COVID-19 vaccines, dermatologists helped quickly distribute them to frontline health care workers who did not have a connection to a hospital or large health system. Dr. Amy Derick—Illinois Amy J. Derick, MD, FAAD Once COVID-19

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Gel manicures: Tips for healthy nails

Details: Gel manicures can cause nail brittleness, peeling and cracking, and repeated use can increase the risk for skin cancer and premature skin aging on the hands. To keep your nails healthy before, during and after gel manicures, dermatologists recommend the following tips: Be proactive with your manicurist. Ask if tools are sterilized, and look

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What is nail psoriasis, and how can I treat it

Details: A potent or very potent corticosteroid: This can be helpful for most signs and symptoms of nail psoriasis. It’s safe to use this medicine once or twice a day for up to nine months. Calcipotriol: In one study, researchers found this to be as effective as a potent corticosteroid at treating the buildup beneath the nail.

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Herpes simplex: Who gets and causes

Details: Most people get HSV-1 (herpes simplex type 1) as an infant or child. This virus can be spread by skin-to-skin contact with an adult who carries the virus. An adult does not have to have sores to spread the virus. A person usually gets HSV-2 (herpes simplex type 2) through sexual contact. About 20%

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Acne clinical guideline

Details: Addresses the management of adolescent and adult patients who present with acne vulgaris. The guideline discusses various acne treatments including: This guideline does not examine the treatment of acne sequelae (e. g. scarring, post-inflammatory dyschromia). The work group was comprised of 17

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Adults with eczema too often suffer in silence

Details: Peter Moffat knows well the everyday struggles of living with atopic dermatitis (AD), the most common type of eczema. Now he’s using his celebrity status to raise awareness of these struggles so that fewer people suffer in silence. Before he was the award-winning writer of the British TV series Criminal Justice, Moffat was a lawyer in the

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Skin care tips for men

Details: When it comes to skin care, men have traditionally kept it simple. However, more men are now pursuing healthier, younger-looking skin, making it a great time for men to evaluate their skin care routine. To help men develop healthy skin care routines, dermatologists recommend following the tips in

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Hair loss: Who gets and causes

Details: Abruptly stopping some medications can cause serious health problems. Is regrowth possible? Yes. Medication. A possible side effect of some medications is hair loss. If you think a medication is causing your hair loss, ask the doctor who prescribed it if hair loss is a possible side effect.

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2021 AAD Summer Meeting

Details: Registration opens Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 12 p.m. noon (CT) As we prepare to return to a live meeting, we want to reassure you the health and safety of our members and all attendees remains top priority. The 2021 AAD Summer Meeting is scheduled to take place at the Tampa Convention Center, which has been a leader in adopting COVID-19

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Manicure and pedicure safety

Details: Here are dermatologists’ top manicure and pedicure tips: Apply a cream to moisturize your nails, especially after removing nail polish since most removers contain chemicals that dry the nails. To prevent infection, never cut or forcefully push back your cuticles. If you must push them back, only do so gently after a shower or bath.

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Research suggests connection between excessive sweating

Details: Research suggests connection between excessive sweating and mental health conditions. WASHINGTON (March 1, 2019) — Hyperhidrosis associated with anxiety, depression and ADD. Board-certified dermatologist Dee Anna Glaser, MD, FAAD, started noticing something concerning in her patients with hyperhidrosis, a condition that causes excessive sweating.

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Eczema types: Dyshidrotic eczema diagnosis and treatment

Details: Ask you questions about your health, what you do for work and hobbies, and when you usually develop blisters. During your appointment, be sure to tell your dermatologist if you have a metal implant in your body or recently: Noticed that your skin reacts when you wear certain jewelry . Smoked tobacco. Had an injection of vitamin B12

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Is that stubborn acne really acne

Details: PCOS can also cause irregular periods, sleep apnea, diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. This woman’s acne was a sign of polycystic ovary …

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Health Volunteers Overseas grant

Details: Health Volunteers Overseas grant. The Academy works with Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) to match interested dermatologists with overseas volunteer opportunities. View travel locations below. Through this program, volunteers train local health care providers, giving them the knowledge and skills to make a difference in their own communities.

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Mark’s personal story

Details: Public health programs Skin cancer awareness Mark’s personal story Advertisement. Advertisement. Mark’s personal story. In September 2007, I noticed a lump in my neck. I felt fine, but went to my GP right away. She took no chances and had a CT scan done within five days, she called me and said you need a neck biopsy ASAP.

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Anterolateral leg alopecia: An example of a new

Details: In dermatology, I would like to add another — SBU (Seen But Underrecognized). In this category, so-called “anterolateral leg alopecia” (ALA, aka peroneal alopecia) might lead the league. Periodically over the years, several male patients noticed that they have lost hair along the sides of the lower extremities.

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Diversity and the Academy

Details: Diversity and the Academy. The American Academy of Dermatology believes in creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all its members have opportunities that enable them to succeed and thrive, and is committed to ensuring quality medical care for all our patients regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.

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