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June 11, 2021
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COVID-19 vaccines, mask wearing affect dermatology world


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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every portion of life for the past year and a half. In the dermatology world, it has had an impact on how specialists see their patients, as well as what they are treating.

The rollout of three COVID-19 vaccines has also affected dermatology as they are evaluated for safety in patients with a multitude of conditions.

Over the past 6 months, Healio has covered the many ways COVID-19 has affected dermatology. Here are the top articles regarding this topic so far this year.

Q&A: Reaction to facial fillers may be seen with Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Adverse events recorded in phase 3 trials of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna have included facial swelling in patients who have previously received facial fillers. Read more.

National Psoriasis Foundation recommends COVID-19 vaccine in pandemic guidelines

The guidelines, published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, were developed by a task force of 18 dermatology, rheumatology, epidemiology, infectious diseases and critical care physicians. Read more.

Delayed cutaneous reaction to COVID-19 vaccine should not preclude further vaccinations

Sixteen patients who received the Moderna vaccine and had a delayed cutaneous reaction were included in the case series; 15 had reactions after the first dose, and one had a reaction only after the second dose. Read more.

Cutaneous reactions to Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines minor

The registry-based study evaluated morphology of cutaneous reactions, timing and duration of reactions, and treatments using an international registry of cutaneous manifestations after SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations. Read more.

Zoom dysmorphia leads to increase in cosmetic consultations during COVID-19 pandemic

An increase in cosmetic consultations was reported by 56.7% of respondents, with 86.4% of providers responding that appearance on video conferencing calls was a reason listed by patients for consultations. Read more.

Pandemic-related mask wearing increased rhytides, acne

During the COVID-19 pandemic, while mask wearing was prevalent, increases in acne, erythema and rhytides were reported, according to a poster presented at AAD VMX 2021. Read more.

Q&A: Mask wearing affects patients with rosacea

Masks, which have been touted to slow the spread of COVID-19 over the past year, have also had an effect on those with rosacea, exacerbating some signs and symptoms, while also helping to hide their condition. Read more.