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Not Your Mama’s Acne and Rosacea Regimen: Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, Shares a Fresh Perspective on Treating Familiar Conditions
June 18, 2022

Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, gave an engaging presentation on acne and rosacea therapy at the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference in Austin. She reminded the audience tretinoin became a prescription medication 50 years ago. While still one of the first-line medications for acne patients, it is vital to stay updated with new medications and formulations

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Rosacea flare with PDT?
April 7, 2020

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a field directed treatment of actinic keratoses (AKs) or “pre-cancers”. Treatment involves application of a photosensitizer to the affected area followed by application of blue or red light. This treatment is commonly used on the face and scalp of patients with significant actinic damage. It is typical for patients to have

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Approach to the Rosacea Patient
March 4, 2020

The patient presents for a full skin exam and the first thing you note when entering the room is how irritated the patient’s eyes appear.  Both upper eyelids are erythematous with slight edema. Furthermore, the sclera of both eyes are blood shot.  The remainder of the exam of the face is positive for scattered pustules