Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil): Am I taking too much?

By Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC Hydroxychloroquine is an oral medication used in a variety of autoimmune conditions. Side effects have been discussed previously but today we will focus on eye side effects. A number of side effects are possible ranging from vision changes to double vision to asymptomatic changes in various parts of the [...]

2018-09-29T13:29:38-04:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Treatments|Tags: , , , |

Does low level laser therapy (LLLT) help LPP?

By Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC LLLT Lasers are popular nowadays, especially as patients search for drug free alternatives. For patients with scarring alopecia, a variety of lasers are known to help. For patients with lichen planopilaris, treatment with the excimer laser has shown promising results in early studies.   In a new study, Fonda-Pascual and [...]

2018-10-23T22:55:50-04:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Treatments|Tags: , , |
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