My Skin Matters is dedicated to connecting people living with skin conditions to organizations and resources that support them. The stronger our network is, the greater impact we can make.

National Psoriasis Foundation



be prepared

Most doctor visits last for only 10-15 minutes. It helps to go in with a list of questions for your doctor. We’ve made it a bit easier for you with a Discussion Guide.

set an agenda

Steer the conversation. You can optimize your appointment by setting an agenda and telling your doctor about changes you’ve noticed between visits.

don’t be shy

Be honest and don’t feel shy to ask for clear answers. Remember to use the Discussion Guide to capture your notes.

frequently asked questions

What is My Skin Matters and why was it created?

My Skin Matters is a social movement and online platform to help connect people living with skin conditions to the resources and support groups they need to understand and treat their disease—and empower them to lead their lives fearlessly.

Who is sponsoring this initiative?

My Skin Matters and its related community presence on social media is brought to you by Promius Pharma, LLC.

How do I submit a post?

You can submit a post about your own experience directly on the website here or by leaving a comment on our Facebook page.

NOTE: Submissions are reviewed and evaluated for appropriateness before they are posted to any of the My Skin Matters channels.

I just made a submission. How long will it take for it to appear on this website?

All submissions are reviewed and evaluated. If the My Skin Matters team feels a submission is inappropriate, it will not be selected for posting. For posting guidelines, visit us on Facebook and review the Community Guidelines.

If a submission is deemed appropriate to the conversation, the post will appear within 5-10 business days.

Can I use information on this site to identify my condition?

My Skin Matters deals only with skin disease and skin-related conditions. If you have questions related to the content of this site, please contact your dermatologist for further counsel.

Always remember: The content on this site should never replace the advice or direction of a doctor.

How do I start discussing my condition with my doctor?

We understand that starting the conversation about your skin with your doctor may be challenging. Here you can find a Doctor Discussion Guide that may help you make the dialogue easier.