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[Cosmetics and topical medications in acne: Where is the boundary?]

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 …

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Psychosocial impact of acne and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.

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 …

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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 JD

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The patient-centered acne severity scale study.

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 …

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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 T

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Relationship between acne vulgaris and cosmetic usage in Sri Lankan urban adolescent females.

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 …

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Successful therapy of excoriated acne with Nd:YAG laser: a case report.

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 …

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Novan Has Guidance Meeting with FDA on SB204

Novan, Inc Acne FDA

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 …

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