Skin of Color

A Practical Guide to Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Andrew F. Alexis
  • Victoria H. Barbosa

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Sejal K. Shah, Andrew F. Alexis
    Pages 21-36
  3. Ama Alexis, Vincent A. DeLeo
    Pages 37-43
  4. Kelli D. Grim, Ted Rosen
    Pages 45-90
  5. Victoria H. Barbosa
    Pages 91-104
  6. Yolanda M. Lenzy, Amy J. McMichael
    Pages 105-122
  7. Marcelyn K. Coley, A. Paul Kelly, Andrew F. Alexis
    Pages 123-137
  8. So Yeon Paek, Amit G. Pandya
    Pages 139-160
  9. Ife J. Rodney, Rebat M. Halder
    Pages 161-179
  10. Hilary Baldwin
    Pages 181-210
  11. Brooke A. Jackson, Brooke A. Jackson
    Pages 211-219
  12. Heather Woolery-Lloyd, Jenna N. Kammer
    Pages 221-236
  13. Eliot Battle
    Pages 237-246
  14. Cheryl M. Burgess
    Pages 247-262
  15. Elena Jones, Carlos A. Charles
    Pages 263-273
  16. Fran E. Cook-Bolden, Jocelyne Papacharalambous, Tanasha Sylvester
    Pages 275-298
  17. Victoria H. Barbosa
    Pages 299-304
  18. Chanisada Wongpraparut, Henry W. Lim
    Pages 305-317
  19. David Rodriguez
    Pages 319-325
  20. Nanette B. Silverberg
    Pages 327-350
  21. Valerie D. Callender, Erica C. Davis
    Pages 351-370
  22. Back Matter
    Pages 371-382

About this book


This book serves as a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin disorders in patients with skin of color. Emphasizing practical insights into diagnosis and treatment of skin and hair disorders in darker skinned patient populations, Skin of Color offers a detailed discussion of the nuances of treating skin of color.


Topics of discussion include: management of acne, keloids, melasma, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, acne keloidalis nuchae, alopecias, and the safe and effective use of chemical peels, laser procedures, and injectable fillers and toxins in skin of color patients.


Cosmetic Dermatology Dermatologic Surgery Dermatology Ethnic Skin Keloid Pigmentary Disorder Vitiligo

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrew F. Alexis
    • 1
  • Victoria H. Barbosa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, St. Luke’s Roosevelt HospitalSkin of Color CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Rush UniversityDepartment of DermatologyChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-84928-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-84929-4
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