Acne patients are now able to share with their physicians images of their acne for medical treatment, thanks to the mobile app MDacne from Israeli-based MDAlgorithms.
Dapsone 7.5% gel (Aczone®) is indicated for the once-daily topical treatment of acne vulgaris in patients aged ≥12 years. Dapsone is a sulfone antibacterial with anti-inflammatory actions, which are thought to be largely responsible for its efficacy in treating acne vulgaris.
Acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit, common among adolescents, which may be extended to adulthood. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of hormonal disorders in women with acne resistance to conventional therapy.
Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease whose psychosocial effects can greatly impair quality of life. Various scales are used to classify the severity of acne, and several treatment algorithms are currently applied: no consensus on a common scale or treatment guidelines has been reached. A group of Spanish experts therefore met to identify a scale the majority could accept as the most appropriate for classifying severity and treating accordingly.
Severe, recalcitrant dermatologic conditions often require systemic treatment. Although efficacious, these medications have been associated with wide-ranging adverse reactions.
Olumacostat glasaretil, a novel topical sebum inhibitor, in the treatment of acne vulgaris: A phase IIa, multicenter, randomized, vehicle-controlled study
Olumacostat glasaretil (OG) inhibits acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase, the enzyme responsible for the first, rate-limiting step in de novo fatty acid synthesis. OG inhibited in vitro human sebocyte lipid production and reduced in vivo sebaceous gland size in hamster ears. Safety and efficacy of OG 7.5% gel were evaluated in patients with moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris.
High-Value, Cost-Conscious Evaluation for PCOS: Which Tests Should Be Routinely Ordered in Acne Patients?
The adult female patient presenting with severe acne vulgaris may raise special diagnostic concerns, including consideration of an underlying hormonal disorder. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age with an estimated prevalence as high as 12%.
Millions of people suffer from acne. It can start as a young teen or as an adult. Whether your breakouts respond to home treatments or you see a dermatologist regularly one of the most feared complications is acne scarring. This can range from one “pock mark” to an entire face.
Have you ever felt a throbbing sensation along your jawline and discovered a small bump under your skin? Chances are you’re experiencing cystic acne. Unlike zits, acne cysts are a type of infection that forms deep below skin tissue and doesn’t easily heal with over-the-counter medicines.
When Do Efficacy Outcomes in Clinical Trials Correlate With Clinical Relevance? Analysis of Clindamycin Phosphate 1.2%–Benzoyl Peroxide 3.75% Gel in Moderate to Severe Acne Vulgaris
Acne vulgaris (AV) is a common skin disease that is challenging to successfully treat due to its complex underlying pathophysiology and chronicity. Unrealistic expectations based on the desire for rapid and complete clearance or local tolerability reactions related to topical medications often lead to incomplete adherence with therapy, premature treatment cessation, and poor therapeutic outcomes.