Color of ethnic population groups face unique dermatologic conditions

MIAMI, FL – According to projections from the United States Census Bureau, people with skin of color will comprise approximately half of the U.S. population by 2050. This group, which includes African-Americans, Asians, Latinos and other ethnicities, are more prone to certain dermatologic problems than those with lighter skin tones due to their genetic make-up and in some cases cultural practices. For that reason, dermatologists – who understand the nuances of different skin tones – are poised to help patients of color by diagnosing and treating these conditions. Read More »