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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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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.

Milk Consumption May Be Linked to Severe Acne Risk

By Dermatology Advisor Contributing Writer

Researchers conducted at met-analysis to examine the association between milk consumption and acne risk.

Psychiatric Comorbidity, Self-Injury Common Among Adolescents With Acne


The investigators recommend that psychiatric evaluation be part of a routine acne treatment plan among adolescents.

Lower-Dose Spironolactone Effective for Hidradenitis Suppurativa With Tolerability Issues


Lower doses of spironolactone seem to be effective and may be an appropriate option for those patients with tolerability issues.

Altreno Approved for the Topical Treatment of Acne Vulgaris


The approval was based on 2 double-blind clinical trials involving 1640 patients 9 years of age and older with moderate to severe acne vulgaris.

Improved Quality of Life in Adolescents With Acne After Educational Initiative


The researchers theorized that education aimed at adolescents and delivered in a socially normalized group setting would be associated with durable QoL improvements.

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