May 2019

Kylie Jenner & face scrub
May 24, 2019

Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, and other skin care experts caution against over-exfoliating the skin. Scrubs, such as the 'Kylie Skin walnut scrub' can tear and irritate the skin, leading to bacteria exposure. Read more by clicking the link. 

May 24, 2019

The George Washington Cancer Center has been added to the list of treatment centers provided by the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation (CLF). Providers, services, therapies, current reserach, contact details, and additional information now available. 

May 24, 2019

Despite the FDA's findings that multiple active ingredients found in sunscreen are present in the bloodstream at amounts that exceed the recommended threshold, dermatologists stand firm that the benefits of utilizing sunscreen far outweigh the risks.

May 24, 2019

Oral treatment options for hyperhidrosis were discussed at depth at the Hyperhidrosis Master Class event hosted by GW earlier this month. Read the advice presented by Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, and the International Hyperhidrosis Society, by clicking the link.

Woman applies sunscreen
May 20, 2019

The message from Dermatologists is clear: continue wearing sunscreen. Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, reviews the facts about skin cancer and potential safety issues from sun protection products.

Woman scratches neck
May 20, 2019

Ilana DeLuca, MD, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, explains that although itchy skin is common, it can be indicative of an underlying medical issue. Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair, elaborates on why age is a factor.

Children's sunscreen
May 20, 2019

Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, Dr. Adam Friedman and four other Dermatologists are consulted about the best sun protection for kids and babies. Wondering what SPF is ideal? Spray, stick, or lotion? Which brands are favored by Derms? Click the link to find out. 

Woman touching face
May 20, 2019

Adam Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, suggests using mineral sunscreens to avoid stinging eyes. Click the link to learn which part of the body is neglected in sunscreen applicaiton according to a new study. 

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