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acne

Oral antibiotics for acneDermatologists should turn to oral antibiotics for treating acne when topical medications have failed or are too irritating.
Practice gaps in childhood acne treatmentCombination therapies are under used; the role of diet, while controversial, may be beneficial; and, cosmeceuticals may remedy mild-to-moderate acne. Read more on acne treatment guidelines.
The truth about isotretinoinSince its introduction, isotretinoin has been reported to cause psychiatric problems or irritable bowel disease. Because different studies over the past 35 years do not support these claims dermatologists should not hesitate to prescribe this medication for their acne patients.
RF microneedling applicationsOne dermatologists describes her success with radiofreqency microneedling to treat acne and acne scarring.
The digital skin health revolutionMobile app for acne opens the door for use with skin aging and other aesthetic skin conditions.
Cumulative dosing of isotretinoin should not follow strict rangeCumulative dosing of isotretinoin has followed a reference range of 120 to 150 mg/kg, but there is an absence of strong evidence supporting this recommendation, pointing to the need for clinicians to treat their patients to achieve clearance of acne rather than adhere to this range.
Which OTC products are good for the acne patient?An expert goes over the pros and cons of some of the available OTC acne products.
Are there certain cosmetics that patients with acne should avoid?An expert discusses which types of products tend to be more comdedogenic and acnegenic.
Is there a certain type of facial foundation that will not cause breakouts?An expert discusses available types of facial foundations and their effect on the skin in regards to acne.
5 facts to know about skin disease and self-esteemPhysical appearance can have a significant impact on the psychosocial health of children and adolescents, especially with identity and self-esteem.