The Skin of Color Society Provides Unique Training
Initially founded in 2004, The Skin of Color Society was established to build awareness about dermatology and skin color. Those identified as people with skin of color are African, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islanders, and any combination. The Skin of Color Society aims to educate medical providers and the public about health issues common…Read More
Is Skin Condition Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra Treatable?
Better known as DPN, this skin condition shows up as black or brown “tags” around the cheeks, forehead, eyes, back, chest and neck. Although they are not the same as skin tags, they are commonly elevated slightly above the skin’s surface. This similarity to skin tags in the way they hang is also often self-diagnosed…Read More
How a Dermatologist Can Treat DPN (Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra)
Are you one of the millions of people who have a skin condition known as DPN, or Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra? This condition is often mistaken for freckles or tiny moles. In fact, it is a specific type of skin growth that predominantly affects people with black and dark toned skin. DPN is harmless, but many…Read More