This Week in Aesthetics: October 11-15

This week in aesthetics, we highlight this week’s “Pointers With Dr Portela”, alopecia areata patients risk of thyroid disease and more.

This week in aesthetics, researchers investigate how patients with alopecia areata and thyroid health were related, Dustin Portela, DO, explains what hidradenitis suppurativa is and watches TikTok videos of patients experiences, and Allergan and SkinBetter Science use their DREAM initiative to support the development and distribution of a new atlas.

Patients with Alopecia Areata at Increased Risk of Thyroid Disease

Investigators also found that patients with alopecia areata were also had significant inflammatory immune injury and vitamin D deficiency when compared to healthy subjects.

Pointers With Dr Portela: What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa?

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc watches several TikTok videos in which creators share their experience with hidradenitis suppurativa.

Allergan and SkinBetter Science Support Inclusive Atlas

The two companies are using their DREAM initiative to support the diverse dermatology index.