4. When steroid “addiction” is found, the medication must be withdrawn slowly and replaced by a weaker steroid cream or pimecrolimus ointment for up to a month.
5. POD can also be seen in the periorbital, perinasilar, and nasolabial areas.
6. In mild cases, consider “treating” POD by simply ceasing all contactants.
7. Consider early referral to dermatology.