"Psoriasis Doctors" Publishes New Health Education Resources in Honor of Psoriasis Awareness Month

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Psoriasis Doctors expands its dermatologist-authored health education resources to help people better manage their psoriasis in honor of Psoriasis Awareness Month.

The Psoriasis Doctors (http://www.psoriasis-doctors.com) Website has published new, robust psoriasis resources from dermatologists in honor of Psoriasis Awareness Month. Psoriasis Doctors covers a wide range of psoriasis and skin care topics, including plaque psoriasis, corticosteroids, Vectical, PUVA, and new biologics, such as Remicade and Humira.

The Psoriasis Doctors Website is part of the "From Your Doctor" (http://www.fromyourdoctor.com) service from Vivacare Inc. The From Your Doctor service enables leading dermatologists to easily create their own customizable education resource for their patients, including a Patient Education Library with patient handouts and a Patient Newsletter that delivers skin care updates via email. Dermatologists who have authored particularly useful content regarding psoriasis management are highlighted on the Psoriasis Doctors Website.

For instance, Eliot Mostow, M.D., a dermatologist in Akron Ohio, published information about the use of topical medications for the treatment of psoriasis. Gerald Goldberg, M.D., a dermatologist with Pima Dermatology, published information about the use of laser therapy for the treament of psoriatic plaques. Both handouts appear on Psoriasis Doctors for patients seeking psoriasis care information from skin care experts.

Sponsored by the National Psoriasis Foundation (http://www.psoriasis.org) every August, Psoriasis Awareness Month is dedicated to raising awareness, educating the public and dispelling myths about psoriasis. The National Psoriasis Foundation works year-round to improve the lives of people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

"Vivacare's goal is to help dermatologists educate their patients and the public", said Mark Becker, M.D., President of Vivacare. "We are pleased to support the National Psoriasis Foundation in raising awareness about psoriasis and help people with psoriasis to seek effective treatment from qualified dermatologists".

About Vivacare
Vivacare is a patient education company based in Berkeley, California that supports the physician-patient relationship by helping medical professionals share practical health information with their patients, leading to improved clinical care and patient satisfaction. Vivacare is used by over 2,000 dermatologists (http://www.findadermatologist.com) to deliver information regarding acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea, skin cancer, and aging skin.

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