Consumer Corner: Dermatology in the Media

Find out what your patients are seeing and reading about dermatology in the media. Your patients who are seeking answers to dermatology questions and information related to aesthetic treatments may be turning to the mainstream media for information and guidance. By monitoring dermatology in the media, you can be prepared to address the “answers” that they are finding, and be sure you’re available to fill them in on the facts. From MSNBC and CNN to Glamour and Cosmopolitan, we’ll let you know what your patients are learning about indoor tanning, treatments for their rosacea or acne or other dermatologic disorders, as well as aesthetic treatments, such as dermal fillers. By understanding what your patients are reading about dermatology in the media, you’ll be better equipped to treat them and help them follow safe, well-informed, and healthful skin care regimens. Myths and misconceptions abound in pop culture, stay in touch with the portrayal of dermatology in the media to ensure your patients are in the know.

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt recovering from skin cancer
USA Today

7 Winter Skin Care Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make

CNN anchor Zain Verjee: How I fight psoriasis
CNN Living

12 Famous People With Psoriasis
ABC News

Hugh Jackman reveals skin cancer diagnosis
ABC News

Stacy London launches campaign for people with psoriasis

New study explains why redheads have increased melanoma risk 
CBS News

Do's and don'ts for DIY skin care

Your biggest skin-care problems — solved

Survey: Majority of Missouri tanning salons would allow pre-teens to tan 
CBS News

The Cosmetics Wars
The Opinionator - The New York Times

Is it Skin Cancer?
CBS News

Rare Ailment Forces High School Basketball Star to Tan
ABC News

How to Get Naturally Glowing Skin
Real Simple

Indoor Tanning Tied to 170,000 Skin Cancers Annually
ABC News


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