Resources

Supplemental information about the skin conditions covered on SkinCarePhysicians.com and content about other dermatologic conditions can be found on the sites listed below.

acne | aging skin | eczema | psoriasis | rosacea | skin cancer | other dermatologic conditions | general information

Acne
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Fact sheet about acne scarring as well as “before” and “after” patient photos

Aging Skin
American College of Phlebology
Includes information about the treatment of leg veins

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Information about several cosmetic procedures used to treat aging skin

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
Latest information about surgical hair restoration and non-surgical treatments for hair loss

Eczema
National Eczema Association for Science and Education
Includes information about living with eczema and clinical trials; some information in Spanish  

National Eczema Society
Includes practical advice for dealing with eczema in school

Psoriasis
National Psoriasis Foundation
Site devoted to information about psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis; list of support groups

The Psoriasis Association
UK site includes information about children and psoriasis, UV treatments, and more

Psoriasis Help Organisation
Discussion forum provided by a British organization

Rosacea
The National Rosacea Society
Wealth of information about rosacea, including patient diary checklist

National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NIAMS)
Provides Q&A about rosacea

Skin Cancer
American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology
Information about a specialized form of treatment for skin cancer, Mohs Micrographic Surgery

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
General information about the different types of skin cancer and treatments

Melanoma Education Foundation
Includes information about the importance of monthly skin self-examinations, personal stories, and information for health educators

Melanoma International Foundation
Creates and supports the most effective programs for the prevention, early detection, and
treatment of melanoma.

Shade Foundation of America
Site of the Curt and Shonda (a melanoma survivor) Schilling Melanoma Foundation

Skin Cancer Foundation
Comprehensive information about skin cancer and related topics, such as sunless tanning

Sun Safety for Kids
Provides information for school and summer camp administrators to use in developing sun safety programs

Other Dermatologic Conditions
Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation
FAQs and other information about cicatricial alopecia, also known as scarring alopecia, which destroys the hair follicle and causes permanent hair loss.

Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types
Facts and figures, FAQ and other information about ichthyosis, a family of genetic skin conditions characterized by dry, thickened, scaling skin

International Hyperhidrosis Society
Site devoted to hyperhidrosis, a medical condition that causes excessive sweating

National Alopecia Areata Foundation
Information about a
highly unpredictable, autoimmune skin condition that results in the loss of hair on the scalp and elsewhere on the body

National Unidentified Skin Parasite Association
Unidentified Skin Parasitic Infection (USPI) is a serious skin condition that affects millions of men, women and children worldwide; site includes message board

General Information
British Association of Dermatologists
Covers many dermatologic conditions, including acne, contact dermatitis and psoriasis

Canadian Dermatology Association
Features include resource for teaching sun protection to grades 1, 2, and 3 and pages in French

Healthfinder
From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, this Web site provides information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.

Internet Dermatology Society
Includes a quiz to help you determine your risk for skin cancer and information about several dermatologic conditions

New Zealand Dermatologic Society
Encyclopedia-type reference for numerous dermatologic conditions

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