Topical psoriasis therapies, plus gold for acne, dealing with difficult patients, and proinflammatory diets

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Dr. Vincent DeLeo talks with Dr. George Han about recent advances in topical psoriasis therapies. Despite the growing popularity of systemic injectables, the vast majority of psoriasis patients are still being managed with topical treatments. Dr. Han reviews some newly available and upcoming agents with novel mechanisms of action that may present safer, more efficacious options for topical treatment of psoriasis.

We also bring you the latest in dermatology news and research:

1. Dr. Jill Waibel says treatment with gold microparticles plus lasers is a viable option for acne. https://bit.ly/2IbzHEX

2. Dr. Tina Alster talks about how to cope with patients who get under your skin. https://bit.ly/2IaB2Mb

3. A proinflammatory diet may not trigger adult psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, or atopic dermatitis. https://bit.ly/2G14tyH

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Podcast Participants

Vincent A. DeLeo, MD
Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, is from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York. He also is the editor in chief of Cutis and the author of more than 200 publications. He is a leading expert on contact dermatitis, sunscreens, and photosensitivity. Dr. DeLeo is a consultant for Estée Lauder.