Studies support using microneedling as monotherapy to treat acne scars; however, mixed evidence requires more direct comparisons with other minimally invasive treatments.
A 40mg doxycycline dose with a topical containing adapalene 0.3% and benzoyl peroxide 2.5% is an effective and safe treatment option for severe acne, according to a single-center pilot study published recently.
Children with atopic dermatitis — especially moderate-to-severe disease — seem to have an risk of developing other atopic diseases, such as asthma, allergic rhinitis and food allergies, says this expert.
An expert speaks with Dermatology Times about the nuances of diagnosing, treating and managing eczema in black patients.
Matthew J. Zirwas, M.D., presented a comprehensive primer on the drug types at the October Maui Derm NP + PA Fall 2019 meeting in Asheville, N.C. Read his insights in this article.
Suneel Chilukuri, M.D. presented on the science of neuromodulators at the October Maui Derm NP + PA Fall 2019 meeting in Asheville, N.C. Read insights gleaned from his presentation in this article.
Not treating, incorrectly treating or undertreating eyelid eczema can result in significant patient suffering. Finding the root of the problem is key to safe and effective therapy, Dr. Peter Lio says.
As dermatologists gain experience with newer atopic dermatitis medications, they’re getting glimpses of data from a pipeline full of potential atopic dermatitis therapies, according to Lawrence Eichenfield, M.D.
Adult female acne should be treated differently than teenage acne. There is a hormonal component at play rather than a bacterial pathogenesis that should be considered, one expert says.
Several retrospective analyses indicate spironolactone may have similar efficacy to oral antibiotics in the treatment of acne in women. Underuse of this off-label treatment option may be due to lack of efficacy evidence. The two options should be directly evaluated in future studies to guide practice.