This study reports on just two patients, one with small (micro) cysts and one with resistant nodular cystic acne. Just one treatment with the CO2 laser plus treatment with a topical treatment with a tretinoin and antibiotic gel for a month
This article discusses use of topical dapsone used once daily for the treatment of acne, including adverse effects.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Jun 1;16(6):591-598.
Treatment Response With Once-Daily Topical Dapsone Gel, 7.5% for Acne Vulgaris: Subgroup Analysis of Pooled Data from Two Randomized, Double-Blind Stu.
Draelos ZD, Rodriguez DA, Kempers SE, Bruce S, Peredo MI, Downie J, Chang-Lin JE, Berk DR, Ruan S, Kaoukhov A.
This new article reviews the reasons supporting retinoids as the mainstay of acne therapy and discuss “some of the perceived barriers that may be limiting use of this important drug class”.
A new report states that the age of onset of acne has decreased to 11-12 years of age and notes that the demand for acne treatment worldwide continue to climb.
Acne is a pain, but too much sun can permanently damage your skin. Here are some tips from the CDC to help keep your skin younger looking and limit your risk of skin cancer.
Study suggests past smoking history linked to greater risk of rosacea, but a decreased risk in current smokers.
Hormone therapies are one cornerstone of acne treatment for women. The therapeutic arsenal is reviewed in this article:
The authors of a recent study report:
“The prevalence of acne is similar between Asian and Caucasian women, but Asian women have a higher prevalence of inflammatory acne. They also report their symptoms exacerbate during periods of high air pollution. “
This new study presents the development and assessment of a tool aiming to assess the risk of atrophic acne scars.