The goal of this study is to evaluate whether the addition of an animated skin surgery educational video to conventional in-person surgery consultation will help reduce pre-operative anxiety in patients awaiting outpatient skin surgery.
This is a randomized control, pilot study. The goal of this study is to compare the effect of various commercially available “sensitive skin” cleansers on the skin barrier function. Transepidermal water loss, hydration status and skin pH levels will be measured at baseline at various time points after cleanser use.
The purpose of this study is to perform skin barrier measurements, and skin and serum histochemical studies in order to understand the correlation between oxidative stress, inflammatory markers, and skin barrier function in atopic dermatitis (eczema). Skin biopsy and blood specimens will be collected from patients with atopic dermatitis (eczema) for this study.
The goal of the study is to compare the change in skin barrier function and appearance of dry skin before and after use of the following moisturizers: white petrolatum ointment, virgin coconut oil, virgin jojoba oil, and virgin almond oil.
This is a single site study to gain better understanding of the skin changes in allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), a skin condition caused by an allergic reaction to compounds in contact with the skin. Subjects will be patients who present to Banner University Medical Center (BUMC) dermatology clinic for routine patch testing to identify potential compound that may be causing their pre-exiting rash.
The goal the study to gain better understanding of the morphologic features of various skin cancers. Subjects will be patients who present to BUMC dermatology clinic for routine skin cancer screenings. Lesions found on physical exam that are suspicious for skin cancers will be photographed using an FDA-approved intra-oral camera that can capture high resolution polarized white light image and autoflourescence images.
The goal the study is to shed light on the characteristics, severity, quality of life impacts, and causes of pain in eczema patients, and how pain may be linked to skin barrier damage. One hundred eczema patients to be asked fill out a questionnaire that asks detailed questions about their pain symptoms, such as what kind of pain sensation do they have, how often and severely do they have pain, the length of the pain episodes, how much does pain affects their daily live and mood, and what are some day-to-day activities that worsen their pain.
The objective of this study is to demonstrate the effectiveness and safety of VF001-DP as an adjunct to standard care (SC) in the treatment of chronic venous leg ulcers (VLUs) compared to Placebo with SC over the course of the 12?week Treatment Phase.
This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of rituximab compared with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in patients with moderate-to-severely active pemphigus vulgaris (PV) requiring 60-120 mg/day oral prednisone (or equivalent).