Dermatologists have an important role in improving the overall health care of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients, particularly regarding noninvasive cosmetic procedures, sexually transmitted diseases, and gender-specific relevant dermatoses, researchers reported in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

“Improving the health of the LGBT community should be a public health priority all over the world,” the researchers wrote. “Healthcare staff have the responsibility to create a safe space to relieve illnesses and concerns of LGBT patients.”

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