It's a common misconception that telemedicine is reserved for single-visit issues like rashes, bug bites, and other urgent but non-emergency diagnoses. While online services are especially useful in dealing with these conditions, virtual visits are certainly not limited to acute ailments.
Virtual classrooms and workspaces are keeping us safe from the coronavirus. They’re also making us hyper-aware of appearance.
When someone is living with psoriasis, having access to a dermatologist is incredibly important. Most patients require four or more visits per year. Because some psoriasis treatments can suppress the immune system, social distancing, avoiding crowded offices and pharmacies, and reducing stress associated with getting treated is critical.
Pandemic lockdowns have inspired a DIY revolution. From Facebook feeds filled with homemade banana bread to Instagram stories highlighting lockdown-inspired bathroom renovations, Americans have responded to COVID 19 with creativity and ingenuity. While hobbies are fun to try out, some things are best left to the professionals. Pinspired skincare fixes are particularly troubling.
Phototherapy, or light therapy, uses ultraviolet (UV) light for its healing effects. For nearly a century, it's been used to treat chronic skin conditions like psoriasis, vitiligo, and severe eczema. Thanks to innovations in telemedicine, patients can now take care online and take phototherapy home.
We often think about bites and rashes with Lyme Disease. However, its impact is more than skin-deep. Lyme disease affects the central nervous system, musculoskeletal system, and cardiovascular system. Rapidly seeking treatment when the visual cues of Lyme appear is key to positive outcomes
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