DOI: 00015555-2701 PMID: 28512669 An optimized therapeutic regimen involving a non-ablative fractionated laser or radiofrequency therapy for acne scars has not yet been established. To evaluate whether the combination of a non-ablative fractional laser (NAF) and fractional micro-needling radiofrequency (FMR) has clinical advantages for the treatment of atrophic acne scars compared …Read More »
DOI: ijms18051070 PMID: 28513546 Acne vulgaris affects most people at some point in their lives. Due to unclear etiology, likely with multiple factors, targeted and low-risk treatments have yet to be developed. In this review, we explore the multiple causes of acne and how plant-based foods and supplements can control these. …Read More »
Generic, twice-daily minocycline versus branded, extended-release minocycline for acne: A retrospective comparison of treatment escalation.
DOI: j.jaad.2017.01.013 PMCID: [Available on 2018-06-01] PMID: 28522046 Gupta P, Shin T, Sopkovich J, Massick S, Kaffenberger BHRead More »
DOI: MOP.0000000000000515 PMID: 28562419 Acne vulgaris is a global disease with increasing prevalence in adolescents. It has a profound impact on their quality of life, especially when endocrine disorders are also involved. Recent concerns regarding antibiotic stewardship, failures with antibiotic usage, and the development of antibiotic-resistant Propionibacterium acnes have led clinicians …Read More »
DOI: j.ijwd.2016.12.002 PMCID: PMC5440451 PMID: 28560306 There is limited evidence on the safety and efficacy of spironolactone in the treatment of women with acne. Thus, for many dermatologists spironolactone remains an alternative rather than a mainstay treatment for female patients with acne. Charny JW, Choi JK, James WDRead More »
DOI: j.ijwd.2016.11.002 PMCID: PMC5440448 PMID: 28560299 Acne vulgaris is one of the top three most commonly encountered dermatological problems worldwide in both primary and secondary care. Acne diagnosis and treatment date back to ancient Greek and Egyptian times. This article explores acne through the ages and discusses past theories on etiology and …Read More »
DOI: j.jaad.2016.12.047 PMID: 28522070 Dessinioti C, Koukkou E, Kontochristopoulos G, Antoniou CRead More »
DOI: ejd.2017.2990 PMID: 28524046 Balakirski G, Neis MM, Megahed MRead More »
A Retrospective Study of Multiple Sequential Light and Laser Sources to Activate Aminolevulinic Acid in the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris.
PMID: 28528603 Reports of the sequential use of multiple light and laser sources for topical 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) activation in photodynamic therapy (PDT) of inflammatory acne vulgaris are lacking. The authors sought to retrospectively compare field-directed ALA-PDT with blue light only, blue light + pulsed dye laser (PDL), blue light …Read More »
Cost-effectiveness analysis of using dermatologists versus pediatricians to treat mild to moderate acne.
PMID: 28537857 To assess the cost-effectiveness from the payer perspective of using dermatologists versus pediatricians to treat acne in adolescents ages 10-18. Davis SA, Himmler S, Feldman SRRead More »