In light of the COVID-19 corona-virus outbreak ESC's in-person Life with Eczema events schedule for this spring are cancelled and suspended until further notice. We are working on web based events via Web Ex. Please contact info@eczemahelp.ca for more information.

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Eczema and COVID-19
Ask the Doctor: Eczema and COVID-19 March 18th, 2020 News of COVID-19 coronavirus is dominating global headlines. It is a time of uncertainty, rapidly changing information, and we are lacking evidence and data related to COVID-19....
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Moisturizing and eczema
Q: Why is moisturizing so important for eczema? A: Eczema is a skin condition in which the body's own skin barrier is compromised and cannot appropriately hold water for hydration. As such, beyond the use of medications, the...
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Dupixent (dupilumab) now reimbursed in Quebec
The Eczema Society of Canada is happy to share the exciting news that Dupixent™ (dupilumab), the first biologic therapy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, is now reimbursed in Quebec. Quebec is the first...
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Tips for a Smooth Back to School Transition
Itching during a lesson. Can't concentrate. Red raw flare-up after physical education. Hands irritated after the lesson with modelling clay. "Are other kids looking at my skin?". School can be stressful for many children, but the...
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Summer Survival Tips
Many of us associate the dry skin of eczema and the painful, itchy flare ups with the cold of winter. Yet, for many eczema sufferers, the summer can be a troubling time too, with heat, sun, and sand contributing to uncomfortable itching...
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2019 Research Grant Program
  Eczema Society of Canada (ESC) is pleased to announce a call for submissions for our 2019 Research Grant Program. The ESC Research Grant Program allows Canadian researchers (such as dermatologists, pediatricians,...
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The Creative Outlet
  Reframing eczema: The exquisite itch By Cymbria Wood. Nothing hurts more than watching someone you love suffer, and the language of eczema is all about suffering. The charming bonus? The language of its treatment...
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Caring for Your Itchy Skin
1. Hydrate the skin! Dry skin is itchy skin, and perhaps the most important step in eczema management is moisturizing the skin. It is generally recommended to apply an emollient at least twice daily, and always follow any bathing or...
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Summer Skin Care Tips from Dr. Ian Tin Yue Wong
While winter can be dry and harsh on eczema, summer brings its own set of challenges with hot, sweaty days, and it can be difficult to find sunscreens suitable for the sensitive skin of eczema. ESC asked Dr. Ian Tin Yue Wong about some...

In light of the COVID-19 corona-virus outbreak ESC's in-person Life with Eczema events schedule for this spring are cancelled and suspended until further notice. We are working on web based events via Web Ex. Please contact info@eczemahelp.ca for more information.

En raison de la pandémie de COVID-19, les événements en personne « Vivre avec l’eczéma » de la SCE qui devaient avoir lieu ce printemps sont annulés pour l’instant. Nous travaillons à la préparation d’événements en ligne via WebEx. Veuillez écrire à info@eczemahelp.ca pour en savoir davantage.