Search Results for: sunscreen

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…lockers zinc oxide and titanium dioxide also screen out these wavelengths. Ombrelle SPF 60 and Anthelios SPF 60 are two such sunscreens. The sunscreen must be applied every day, in adequate amounts to be effective. Repeat application after sweating…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Clinical Case

…hy woman Six months’ history of progressively darkening skin on the forehead, lateral cheeks, nose Does not wear daily sunscreen Exercises several times a week outdoors without sunscreen Started taking estrogen-containing birth control pill in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Treatment

…ion, including avoidance of UVA light, UVB, and visible light, is an essential aspect of melasma treatment. A broad-spectrum sunscreen should be used daily in combination with hats and sun avoidance. See handout Choosing a Sunscreen. Hydroquinone…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…topical antibiotic in the mornings. Topical retinoids may induce photosensitivity, so encourage the use of a non-comedogenic sunscreen. (See handout Choosing a Sunscreen) Facial comedones (especially of the forehead) are often related to oily…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex: Clinical Cases

…n Viral DFA and culture confirms type I herpes simplex Lesion resolved Acyclovir is discontinued Patient is counseled to use sunscreen-containing lip balm, as sun exposure may trigger recurrences Case 2 4-year-old boy with prior history of atopic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…the patient to avoid outdoor sunlight or tanning beds during the treatment and protective prescription grade sunglasses and sunscreen should be used for several hours after ingestion of systemic psoralen. Late side effects include skin…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): References

…ensus. International Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology, 2005, JAAD, 56:125-43. Ulrich C, Jurgensen JS, Degen A, et al (2009) Prevention of non-melanoma skin cancer in organ transplant patients by regular use of a sunscreen: a 24…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Clinical Cases

…e to topical antibiotics alone Treatment Topical ivermectin 1% cream (such as Soolantra) applied once daily Photoprotection, sunscreens advised. Appropriate skin care (gentle facial cleanser and moisturizer) Avoid alcohol consumption, sun exposure…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…un protection must include total covering of the arms, legs, and head with clothing. In addition, a broad-spectrum, high-SPF sunscreen must be applied daily to the sun-exposed areas. Any suspicious, nonhealing, and nonresolving lesion should be…