Calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate FDC ‘dominates’ other treatments

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disease affecting an estimated 125 million people worldwide. Patients with psoriasis experience substantial morbidity…

Managing patient expectations: Treatment of AK and non-melanoma skin cancers with imiquimod

It is important to inform patients of what to expect with the treatment of AK and non-melanoma skin cancers.

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Webinar replay: Overview of the South African algorithm for treating eczema in sensitive skin areas

Medical Chronicle recently hosted a webinar presented by Dr Willie Visser, sponsored by Viatris. 

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Why winter worsens acne

When we think of winter ailments, runny noses and eyes, coughs, wheezes, sneezes, and sore throats come to mind. However,…

Actinic Keratosis: To treat or not to treat

Watch the replay of Actinic Keratosis: To treat or not to treat webinar and earn a CPD point. 

Management in clinical practice of multiple face and scalp AK

Actinic keratoses are one of the top three most common skin disorders seen in clinical practice.

TCIs for long-term management of AD found to be safe and effective

Atopic dermatitis * AD, also known as eczema, is one of the most common inflammatory, dermatological disorders, affecting up to…

Non-surgical management of actinic keratoses and non-melanoma skin cancers

Actinic keratoses are small, scaly, sandpaper-like papules found on sun-exposed areas of skin including the face, balding scalp, and arms.

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Precursors of skin cancer

The skin is largely exposed to the outside. Therefore, it makes it easy to detect any anomalies. Most lesions can…

Safe sun protection

Acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory dermatosis affecting the pilosebaceous unit. Although prevalence is highest in adolescents, children and adults of all ages…

No evidence that TCI use increases cancer risk in children with AD, finds international studies

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common skin disease in children. It is a chronic disease, characterised by intermittent flares…

Lockdown skin

Nothing could have prepared us for this global pandemic and the measures put forward by our government to help decrease…

Appropriate vehicle is crucial to increase treatment adherence in patient with psoriasis

Psoriasis, a chronic and complex multi-genic immune-mediated skin disease, affects about 1%-2% of the world population (125 million).  The disease…

Diagnosing and treating xerosis cutis

Xerosis cutis is the medical term for abnormally dry skin. This name comes from the Greek word ‘xero’, which means…

Improving melanoma patients’ survival odds

Melanoma accounts for between 1% and 4% of skin cancers and occurs when the pigment-producing cells that give colour to the…

Anti-bacterial management of conjunctivitis and blepharitis

Both ophthalmologists and primary care doctors regularly encounter patients with bacterial conjunctivitis and blepharitis. These conditions can be caused by…

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Actinic keratosis: a guide for clinicians

Actinic keratosis (AK) is one of the most common skin conditions treated by dermatologists. In the US alone, 40 million…

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Atopic dermatitis: breakthrough treatment using topical calcineurin inhibitors

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic skin condition that significantly influences the quality of life (QoL) for both patients and…

Which TCI is best for atopic dermatitis?

Atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as atopic eczema, is a chronic, inflammatory, familial disease of the skin with a lifetime…

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Microneedling therapeutic regenerative skin treatment by percutaneous collagen induction

Microneedling can be used for cosmetic reasons as in anti-ageing or for medical reasons eg hypertrophic scarring, donor sites, surgical…

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