Peanut Allergy And Eczema

The prevalence of peanut allergy among children in the United States has risen dramatically in recent years. Recent studies have proposed a link between atopic dermatitis (often just called eczema by non-physicians) and peanut allergy. It is theorized that exposure to peanut allergens through skin increases the risk of developing peanut allergy, while eating peanuts… Read More

Dupilumab for Atopic Dermatitis

Dupilumab (brand name Dupixent) is shaping up to be a game-changer in the treatment of atopic dermatitis, often referred to informally as “eczema”. Dupixent addresses an underlying immune dysregulation that contributes to the development of atopic dermatitis. It blocks IL-4 and IL-13, two important cytokines in the TH2 pathway. In a clinical trial, after 12… Read More

Eczema Therapeutic Ladder

Call 973-763-7546 To Schedule Your Eczema Consultation Atopic dermatitis, usually called eczema, is one of the most common conditions encountered in dermatology, with itch typically the paramount symptom. Treating atopic dermatitis usually starts with a gradual escalation of treatments up the therapeutic ladder. Topical Therapies For Atopic Dermatitis Emollients and Skin Care.  The use of… Read More

Eucrisa Approved for Eczema

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Eucrisa (crisaborole) ointment to treat mild to moderate eczema (atopic dermatitis) in patients two years of age and older. This is the first major new treatment option in atopic dermatitis in quite some time, and will be a welcome addition to the typical steroid options. Eucrisa, applied… Read More