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Artificial Intelligence Better Than a Dermatologist

Contributed by Dr. Jennifer Lee, Board-certified Dermatologist A new report from Annals of Oncology shows that Artificial Intelligence (AI) may be better at diagnosing Melanomas than human Dermatologists. Deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) is a form of AI that can be trained to differentiate between benign and malignant skin lesions. In this study out of […]

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Is sunscreen killing off Coral Reef?

Contributed by Dr. Jennifer Lee, Board-certified Dermatologist Hawaii just passed a state law banning the sale of sunscreens containing the ingredients Oxybenzone and Octinoxate, making the state the first in the world to pass such a bill. The law goes into effect January 1, 2021 and is an effort to combat harmful effects from these ingredients […]

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We can offer safe & effective treatments for psoriasis: featuring Dr. Christina Gelbard

Why light therapy is a safe & effective treatment for psoriasis | June 2017 By Dr. Christina Gelbard Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that can be very distressing for patients, especially at this time of year. Because the skin develops red, flaky patches, it can be difficult to wear shorts, t-shirts, or swimsuits […]

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Have you ever wondered what happens after you get a biopsy?

In Dermatology, a biopsy is a commonly performed procedure. Because we are a medical field that specializes in the detection and treatment of skin cancer, a biopsy is our way of making a proper diagnosis. Biopsies are in no way unique to dermatology, and, in fact, you may have had one before from other body […]

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