The curriculum chair for the 2020 Skin Spectrum Summit is Dr. Gary Sibbald, and he will be leading a prestigious faculty including: Dr. Andrew F. Alexis (New York); Dr. Shafiq Qaadri (Toronto); Dr. Renee Beach (Toronto); Dr. Animesh Sinha (Buffalo, NY); Dr. Monica K. Li (Vancouver); and Dr. Jaggi Rao (Calgary)
This Saturday, April 6, Canada’s premier ethnodermatology conference returns to Toronto for the 5 th year with the aim of providing providing better dermatologic care for the region’s diverse and growing ethnic communities, notably Fitzpatrick Scale skin types III through VI.
Considerations in treating psoriasis, rosacea, and other conditions in pigmented skin will be featured during the 4th annual Skin Spectrum Summit in Montreal (May 12) and Vancouver (June 2). Find out more about the one-day Canadian conference on ethnodermatology at www.skinspectrum.ca.
Allergic and irritant contact dermatitis related to wound products is a common challenge that can impede healing. Clinicians should be cognizant of the allergens in these products and the potential for sensitization, according to the authors of a study published in Advances in Skin & Wound Care (2016; 29:278–286). Over recent years, the number of dressings, and wound care products has significantly increased...
Speaking at Skin Spectrum Summit in Montreal, Toronto dermatologist Dr. Gary Sibbald presented several pearls for the treatment of patients with psoriasis.
Topical treatments for psoriasis can be compounded into a wide range of vehicles with different advantages, said Dr. Sibbald. Occlusive vehicles, such as ointments or patches, have an anti-psoriatic effect on their own beyond the acti...