This National Eczema Association series of free educational webcasts are designed to give you the most up to date eczema news, treatment, and research information.
Archive of Eczema Education Webcast: Itch available below:
Chronic itch is a frustrating symptom affecting millions of people with eczema. The incessant desire to itch can be so intense for eczema patients that they itch until breaking the skin, which can lead to cycles of increased inflammation, more itch, and sometimes infection. Gil Yosipovitch, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology and director of the Temple Itch Center at Temple University School of Medicine, will present information on understanding, preventing, and treating itch. Dr. Yosipovitch is known as the “Godfather of Itch” and is the founder of the International Forum for the Study of Itch. He is also a member of the National Eczema Association Scientific Advisory Committee.
Archive of Eczema Skin Care: Winter Solutions available below:
Winter can be a difficult time for people with eczema: the cold weather and dry air can be especially challenging. Join this webcast presentation to learn more about how to care for your skin during the winter months. Susan Tofte, family nurse practitioner from the Oregon Health & Science University Department of Dermatology, will present skin care tips to reduce itching and inflammation and manage eczema during this cold season. Whether your eczema is mild or severe, this webcast will offer solutions to help you live better with this disease.