January 28, 2016
Teen indoor tanning may be linked with alcohol consumption in the past 30 days, marijuana use, and lifetime use of select illicit drugs, according to findings in JAMA Dermatology. L'Oréal unveiled My UV Patch this month at the Consumer Electronics Show. The stretchable skin sensor, to be introduced by La Roche-Posay, is designed to monitor UV exposure. Cosentyx (secukinumab) from Novartis is now the first and only interleukin-17A antagonist approved for AS, as well as moderate to severe plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Enstilar foam from LEO Pharma is now available in pharmacies by prescription. Maui Derm for Dermatologists is underway in Maui, and the American Society for
Dermatologic Surgery has bestowed a President¹s Award to Dr. Alastair Carruthers and Dr. Jean D. Carruthers of Vancouver, Canada and Practical Dermatology® magazine board members Dr. Mark D. Kaufmann of New York and
Dr. Susan H. Weinkle of Bradenton, Florida.