Dr. Benjamin Barankin is the founder and director of Toronto Dermatology Centre where he practices both medical and cosmetic dermatology in Toronto, Ontario. He is the recipient of the Young Dermatologists’ Volunteer Award. Dr. Barankin has authored over 600 articles on numerous dermatology including skin therapy letter. He is also on several editorial boards of medical journals.
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An Update on Medical Therapies for Chemical Exfoliation
Chemical exfoliation has been used for decades to reverse the signs of aging skin and provide a cosmetic benefit. This article reviews various peeling methods and strengths, and their therapeutic potential.
Rosacea: An Update on Medical Therapies
Rosacea is a common, chronic cutaneous condition that affects the face. Various conventional and emerging therapies for rosacea are reviewed.
Rosacea: An Update on Medical Therapies (Family Practice)
Rosacea is a common, chronic cutaneous condition that affects the face. This article reviews a variety of treatments for treatments for rosacea, including topical and systemic therapies.
Actinic Keratosis: A Practical Overview
Actinic keratosis (AK) is a prevalent skin condition that warrants 5.2 million office visits in the US each year. Various treatments for AK, both local and field therapy, and their appropriate use are discussed in this article.
Long-term Management of Psoriasis: Flexible Therapeutic Regimens Providing Safe and Effective Outcomes
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition prone to periods of skin flaring. As our understanding of the etiology of psoriasis becomes clearer, the treatment regimes can be better tailored to control the disease and address psychological fears of patients.
Delivery Vehicle Advances in Dermatology
This article review the newer vehicles which include gel, foam, and spray preparations. The newer topical delivery agents have the potential to limit the progression of cutaneous disorders requiring oral systemic therapy, which can expose the patient to greater risk for adverse side-effects.
Current Effective Topical Therapies in the Management of Psoriasis
Topical therapy forms the cornerstone of treatment in the management of psoriasis. Topical options, vehicle advances, and treatment efficacy of several topicals are discussed for managing psoriasis.
Therapeutic Moisturizers in Eczema and Xerosis Management (Pharmacist Edition)
Eczema is a chronic relapsing dermatitis and, as such, it is imperative to maintain the hydration and barrier function of the skin in these patients with daily moisturizer use. This article discusses TEWL, ceramide and urea based moisturizers, and other ways to maintain barrier function.