DOI: 14764172.2017.1349323 PMID: 28692353 Nodulocystic acne is prone to scarring and difficult to treat with treatments other than oral isotretinoin. The aim of this article is to discuss the role of a single session of a fractional CO2 laser combined with a topical treatment with a tretinoin and antibiotic gel for a month as a successful …Read More »
FROM THE JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY Having two parents with a history of acne was associated with an eightfold higher risk of acne during adolescence and young adulthood, in a European study that surveyed people aged 15-24 years in seven European countries. Researchers conducted …Read More »
The difference between acne and healthy skin is largely dependent on the balance of the skin microbiota, according to study results presented in April at the Microbiology Society Annual Conference held in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The study was published in December 2016 in the journal Scientific Reports. “The bacterium Propionibacterium acnes has been thought to …Read More »
PMID: 28686776 Stein Gold L, Werschler WP, Mohawk JRead More »
Treatment Response With Once-Daily Topical Dapsone Gel, 7.5% for Acne Vulgaris: Subgroup Analysis of Pooled Data from Two Randomized, Double-Blind Stu.
PMID: 28686777 <p>BACKGROUND: Acne vulgaris has varying physical and psychological effects in men and women of different ages, races, and ethnicities.</p> <p>OBJECTIVE: This analysis assessed the relationship of age, sex, and race to treatment response with once-daily topical dapsone gel, 7.5%.</p> <p>METHODS: We conducted a pooled subgroup analysis of 2 …Read More »
PMID: 28686778 <p>OBJECTIVE: The study evaluated the tolerability and efficacy of a new presented treatment for acne. The product is an OTC topical gel consisting of 2% SA, which is also enriched in botanicals that have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.</p> <p>DESIGN: The study was designed as a single-site, …Read More »
PMID: 28686775 Alexis AF, Cook-Bolden FE, York JPRead More »
PMID: 28686774 <p>BACKGROUND: There are few studies on the natural history of acne lesions including the antecedents of atrophic scars.</p> <p>STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study of relationship between primary (papules, pustules, comedones) and secondary lesions (atrophic scars, macular erythema, and hyperpigmentation) over 6 months. Subjects (n=32) had moderate facial acne including …Read More »
Fixed Combination of Clindamycin Phosphate 1.2% and Benzoyl Peroxide 3.75% Aqueous Gel: Long-Term Use in Adult Females With Moderate Acne Vulgaris.
PMID: 28686771 <p>OBJECTIVE: To evaluate long-term efficacy and safety of a fixed combination clindamycin phosphate 1.2% and benzoyl peroxide 3.75% (Clindamycin-BP 3.75%) aqueous gel in adult female patients with moderate acne vulgaris.</p> <p>METHODS: Total of 20 patients, 25-63 years of age (mean [SD], 38 ± 10) with moderate acne (IGA=3) …Read More »
PMID: 28686770 <p>INTRODUCTION: Truncal acne is often associated with facial acne, but there are fewer options for an effective topical treatment on the trunk. Given the advent of foam formulations with enhanced percutaneous absorption and convenient application due to easy spreadability on skin, the previously held idea that effective treatment …Read More »