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Leading Dermatologic Experts Share Insights At Skin of Color Society’s 4th Annual Media Day

4/1/2020, noon | Updated on 4/1/2020, noon
Dermatologic conditions and internal diseases present differently in individuals with darker skin, according to experts from the Skin of Color ...
The Skin of Color Society’s 4th Annual Media Day expert team included (from left): Drs. Andrew Alexis, Dhaval Bhanusali, Maritza Perez, Seemal R. Desai, Laura Scott, Susan C. Taylor, Amy McMichael, Crystal Aguh, Donald Glass and Lynn McKinley-Grant (SOCS President). Photo credit: Swapnil Junjare.

Leading Dermatologic Experts Share Insights At Skin of Color Society’s 4th Annual Media Day

Dermatologic conditions and internal diseases present differently in individuals with darker skin, according to experts from the Skin of Color Society (SOCS), so it is important for people of color to see a board-certified dermatologist with special training in treating melanin-rich skin to properly diagnose and safely treat their concerns and disorders of the

hair and skin.

Amidst exciting advances in the field of skin of color dermatology, a team of nationally and globally recognized dermatologists representing SOCS recently shared news and insights about new treatments, trends and emerging technological developments with members of the media at the Society’s 4th Annual Media Day, held at Hudson Dermatology and Laser Surgery in New York City.

The SOCS presenting experts, who collectively have published more than

700 original articles, book chapters, books, case reports, original research and scientific abstracts, included the following dermatologists:

Dr. Seemal R. Desai and Dr. Laura Scott, who presented on State-of-the-Art in Treating Pigmentation Disorders & Skincare Products;

Dr. Amy McMichael and Dr. Crystal Aguh, who presented on Hair Happenings;

Dr. Andrew Alexis and Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali, who presented on Patient Safety with Cosmetic Procedures;

Dr. Susan C. Taylor and Dr. Maritza Perez, who presented on Skin Cancer & Sun Protection in Melanin-Rich Skin; and

Dr. Lynn McKinley-Grant and Dr. Donald Glass, who presented on External Signs of Internal Disease.

The content-rich program featured remarks from SOCS President Lynn McKinley-Grant, MD and the SOCS Media Day host, Dhaval Bhanusali, MD, followed by a series of rotating sessions and a lively Q & A period.