Contour Dermatology is currently seeking participants (ages 2 and up) for a clinical study for a new, non-steroidal topical ointment to treat eczema.
Dr. Jochen was a principal investigator for this drug – the first new prescription drug approved for eczema in more than 10 years.
Topical corticosteroids are effective anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, & vasoconstrictive medications and are treatment for rashes, eczema, and dermatitis.
The terms “eczema” or “dermatitis” are used to describe certain kinds of inflamed skin conditions including allergic contact dermatitis and nummular dermatitis.
Dermatitis is a general term for skin inflammation. There are many types of dermatitis – each with their own causes and treatments.