A new treatment for atopic dermatitis or eczema

With severe AD like this, Elaine did not dare to wear short skirts or dresses for several years, for fear of being stigmatised. — Photos: Sanofi

It may seem like a small thing to most of us, but for Elaine*, being able to wear a sleeveless shirt and skirt for the first time since childhood without feeling judged, was an incredible feeling.

The healthcare professional was diagnosed with atopic dermatitis (AD) in her early teens, after her teacher noticed that she was scratching a lot at wounds that never healed.

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