New website helps diagnose skin conditions for people of color

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Vaseline has developed a new website for people of color, using technology that allows you to search skin conditions and connect with dermatologists more experienced in treating black and brown skin. The website is called

In addition to its partnership with VisualDx to show conditions on black and brown skin– Vaseline is also connecting users to culturally competent dermatologists.

"In internet searches, only 6% of the images of rashes on the skin is in dark skin, 94% is in white skin so if you’re a patient of color, you’re not going to find what you need," Dr. Art Papier, the CEO of VisualDx, told NewsChannel 13 sister station WHEC in Rochester.

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