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A well-informed patient always has the advantage when it comes to managing their skin care. So we are constantly updating the latest medical journal articles and news information that is of interest to you to stay healthy.

Latest news


EpiCeram appeared on Channel 2 News Houston

EpiCeram appeared “front and center" on Channel 2 News Houston in a TV segment discussing winter skin. Dr. Sherry Ingraham is a regular on-air contributor to the channel’s health segments. Please click the title for more details.


EpiCeram featured in Reader's Digest article

EpiCeram was mentioned in a recent Reader’s Digest article, '7 Eczema Treatments Dermatologists Use on Themselves,' in which prominent Boca Raton, FL dermatologist Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz declares EpiCeram is “ his go-to for moderate to severe eczema.” Please click the title for more details.


Chicago WCIU-TV morning Interview about Epiceram

January 5, 2017 – Chicago WCIU-TV morning news interviewed board certified dermatologist Dr. Jessie Cheung about managing eczema and the importance of maintaining a healthy skin barrier by using EpiCeram. See the discussion by clicking the title.


Introducing the EpiCeram® 225g Airless Pump

Lip-care EpiCeram® Controlled Release Skin Barrier Emulsion Now Offers Dosing Flexibility with 2 Sizes. The unique airless pump gives patients more EpiCeram® to treat any size area of atopic dermatitis. The special dispensing system allows for more control, delivering EpiCeram® consistently and precisely in a convenient to use, portable, pump action dispenser. The EpiCeram® Airless Pump also offers cost savings with BID dosing and a controlled release formulation that is long lasting. See our Press Release Introducing the new EpiCeram® 225g Airless Pump



Journal articles


Treating Atopic Dermatitis at the Source

Treating Atopic Dermatitis at the Source: Corrective Barrier Repair Therapy Based upon New Pathogenic Insights. Peter M Elias, Richard Sun, Angela R. Eder, Joan S. Wakefield, and Mao-Quiang Man. 2013.


Original Article on Atopic Dermatitis Treatment

Atopic Dermatitis, and the Role for a Ceramide-Dominant, Physiologic Lipid-Based Barrier Repair Emulsion. A study published by Leon Kircik, MD, Firas Hougeir MD, and Joseph Bikowski MD in the September issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) explores how the repair of skin barrier is crucial to the treatment of atopic dermatitis. 2013.

Scientific posters


Poster Presented at the International Investigative Dermatology Meeting Edinburgh, May 8-11, 2013

‘Barrier Repair’ Ingredients and Formulations Regulate Barrier Homeostasis, and Antimicrobial Peptide Expression in Parallel. Mao-Qiang Man, Richard Sun, Melanie Hupe, Joan S. Wakefield, and Peter M. Elias. Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA. 2013.