Emollients and moisturizers in caring for children with eczema

An interview with Adelaide Hebert, MD, about treating eczema in children, including tips on how often a child should bathe.

Adelaide Hebert, MD, chief of pediatric dermatology at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, Texas, highlights how often a child should bathe and how important emollients and moisturizers are to eczema care in the pediatric population. Included in this discussion are the best types of emollients and moisturizers caregivers should use; the correct way to dry off a child after a bath; why lotions aren't the optimal treatment for children with this condition; and more.

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