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Acne in Skin of Color: Cautions for Chemical Peels


Recent studies suggest that with some caveats, patients with Fitzpatrick skin types IV to VI can achieve satisfactory results without serious adverse effects.

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Acne Lesions, Scars Treated With Cooling Vacuum-Assisted Erbium:Glass Laser


Investigators evaluated the safety and efficacy of an integrated cooling vacuum-assisted 1540-nm erbium:glass laser to treat acne.

Clindamycin Phosphate/Benzoyl Peroxide Gel Effective for Acne in Darker Skin Tones


Compared with baseline, significant reductions in noninflammatory, inflammatory, and total lesions were seen in the first 4 weeks of treatment with CL-BP 3.75%.

Altreno Now Available for Topical Treatment of Acne Vulgaris


Altreno Lotion should be used with caution in patients with known sensitivity or allergy to fish.

Efficacy of Acne Vulgaris Topical Treatment is Schedule-Dependent


Some mild to moderate adverse events were associated with the treatment regimens.

Clinical Trials Support Efficacy of Tretinoin Lotion for Tx of Acne

Tretinoin 0.05 percent lotion (ALTRENO Lotion) provides statistically significant improvement in patients with moderate-to-severe acne, compared to placebo.

Amoxicillin Therapy Effective for Treating Inflammatory Acne

By Dermatology Advisor Contributing Writer

The safety and efficacy of systemic amoxicillin was examined for patients with inflammatory acne.

Treatment Recommendations for Hidradenitis Suppurativa From HS ALLIANCE

By Dermatology Advisor Contributing Writer

Investigators conducted a systemic review to develop an international consensus recommendation for the management of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.

Daily Application of Minocycline Foam Effective Against Acne Vulgaris

By Dermatology Advisor Contributing Writer

Investigators examine the safety and efficacy of FMX101 4% topical minocycline foam for moderate to severe acne vulgaris.

Combined Use of RCM, OCT Allows for More Accurate Grading of Acne Vulgaris


Acne lesion morphology was not associated with the severity of an individual's acne.

Seysara Approved for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris


The approval was based on data from 2 large, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 trials involving patients with moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris.

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