If you wear glasses and are helping slow the spread of coronavirus by wearing a mask, you’ve probably experienced foggy lenses the moment you put on the mask. What to do? An optical shop expert at the John A. Moran Eye Center shares some tips.... Read MoreDermatology
Department of Dermatology
Promoting excellence in patient care, education, and research, the Department of Dermatology is committed to the highest standards in the medical field. Today, with 61 faculty members including 32 medical dermatologists, six dermatopathologists, three immunopathologists, five allergists, five dermatologic surgeons, and three pediatric dermatologists, the department has become the largest clinical, research, and educational facility of dermatology in the Intermountain West.
As the Department’s faculty has expanded, so has its scope and reputation.
Patient Care: The number of patient visits has increased from 4,800 in 1987 to 125,000 in 2020. Referrals are from an ever-expanding geographic area.
The Residency Training Program: The Department’s program is highly sought after, with up to 500 applicants for three to four positions annually.
Research Funding: The Department successfully competes for research funding from the National Institute of Health, private foundations and industry.
Washing our hands is one of the effective ways of preventing the spread of COVID-19, particularly after using the restroom, coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose. However, frequent handwashing can lead to red, itchy or even cracked skin. Here's what a dermatologist recommends is the best way to wash and care for your hands. ... Read MoreDermatology
Many might wonder whether their itchy throat or runny nose could mean something other than an allergic reaction. Could it be COVID-19? Let’s break down the facts.... Read MoreDermatology