The Exchange

Commentary and Observations from
the Medical Front Lines

Lakshi M. Aldredge, MSN, ANP-BC, DCNP

Lakshi M. Aldredge, MSN, ANP-BC, DCNP

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • VA Portland Health Care System
  • Portland, Oregon
The Lowdown on Popular Psoriasis Medications

The Lowdown on Popular Psoriasis Medications

These days, it seems that most of us can't avoid seeing a commercial for a psoriasis medication when watching our favorite shows. Most of the ads seem to promise "clear to near-clear skin" with the use of these medications. This promise is then followed by a litany of horrible side effects that no reasonable person would consider when selecting a medication to treat themselves or a loved one who suffers with psoriasis. So, what’s the real "Continue Reading

Filed under: Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis – It’s Not Just Skin Deep

Atopic Dermatitis – It’s Not Just Skin Deep

Atopic dermatitis (AD), or "eczema," is a common cutaneous disorder that most primary care clinicians see in their practices. Howev... Continue Reading

Filed under: Dermatology

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