DOI: j.annder.2017.08.011 PMID: 28993016 Acne is a chronic disease that may cause sequels such as atrophic or hypertrophic scars or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Topical and systemic medications with proven pharmacologic activity and which have received marketing authorization are the key actors in the treatment of acne. However, these topical or systemic treatments …Read More »
DOI: ijd.IJD_100_16 PMCID: PMC5618836 PMID: 28979011 Acne vulgaris is a common disease among adolescent. There is paucity of information on knowledge and understanding of acne patients about their condition. Kaushik M, Gupta S, Mahendra ARead More »
DOI: abd1806-4841.20175645 PMCID: PMC5595597 PMID: 28954099 Acne is one of the most common skin diseases. It has significant effect on self-image and negative impact on quality of life. Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is an acquired hypermelanosis that occurs after a skin injury or cutaneous inflammation. It is common sequelae in acne patients. França K, Keri …Read More »
Treatment of acne scarring with a novel fractionated, dual-wavelength, picosecond-domain laser incorporating a novel holographic beam-splitter.
DOI: lsm.22734 PMID: 28960395 Fractional treatment with a dual wavelength 1,064 and 532 nm picosecond-domain laser, delivering a 10 × 10 array of highly focused beamlets via a holographic optic, was investigated for the treatment of acne scars. Bernstein EF, Schomacker KT, Basilavecchio LD, Plugis JM, Bhawalkar JDRead More »
DOI: pde.13262 PMID: 28960435 Acne is one of the most common skin conditions seen by dermatologists. As with many other cutaneous diseases, due to its visibility, acne often produces a large psychosocial impact on patients who suffer from the disease. Such psychosocial burdens are exacerbated by the variation in acne presentation …Read More »
Help-seeking behaviours, opportunistic treatment and psychological implications of adolescent acne: cross-sectional studies in schools and hospital outpatient departments in the UK.
DOI: bmjopen-2017-016964 PMCID: PMC5623513 PMID: 28939579 Acne vulgaris (acne) is a common adolescent skin condition. It is associated with negative psychological impacts and sufferers do not easily seek help, hence is undertreated. Desai KP, Martyn-Simmons C, Viner R, Segal TRead More »
DOI: jocd.12431 PMID: 28941014 Acne vulgaris is one of the commonest skin disorders affecting up to 80% of the world population at least during adolescence. Significant psychosocial effects such as depression and poor personality development have been linked with acne, especially in female adolescents. Various causative factors, including cosmetic exposure, have …Read More »
PMID: 28941267 Excoriated acne is a difficult challenge in daily practice. Patients generally fail to follow the most important measure: not to “clean” and manipulate their lesions. Because the literature tends to emphasize the mental aspect of this condition, patients with excoriated acne may be quickly classified as psychosomatic or …Read More »
NEW YORK – When treating patients with skin of color for acne, treatment goals may vary from those of patients with lighter skin, according to Andrew F. Alexis, MD. For example, in patients with Fitzpatrick skin types V and VI, the desired treatment outcome is not only resolution of acne, but …Read More »
Novan, Inc. is eyeing an additional pivotal trial for its investigational treatment for acne vulgaris, SB204. The company concluded a guidance meeting with the FDA regarding SB204 in which the agency advised that an additional pivotal trial should be conducted. Given the need for the additional clinical study, the agency treated this …Read More »