Acne

Study: What Role Does Diet Have in Acne?
October 08, 2021

A study investigated the role diet habits have in the development, duration, and severity of acne.

Study: Truncal Acne Treated by Oral Sarecycline
October 08, 2021

Two published studies investigated the safety and efficacy of oral sarecycline for the treatment of truncal acne.

Pediatric Acne: What Signs are Concerning?
October 02, 2021

Is neonatal acne or infantile acne more worrisome? This question and more were brought up during the Acne and Rosacea Update session at Maui Derm NP+PA Fall 2021.

Pointers With Dr Portela: What to Ask The Dermatologist at an Acne Visit
September 30, 2021

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc explains what to ask the dermatologist in an appointment to insure a productive and effective visit.

Rejuvenating Laser Leads to Acne Agminate-Like Reaction
September 24, 2021

A recent case report highlights the importance of caution when using fractional laser resurfacing in patients with active or previous acne.

Pointers With Dr Portela: Reacting to Cystic Acne with Cassandra Bankson
September 22, 2021

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc and Cassandra Bankson, a medical aesthetician and skin advocate, react to cystic acne TikToks and offer commentary.

Nuances for Treating Acne in SOC Patients
September 20, 2021

At the 2021 Skin of Color Update, Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH, presented on the subtle distinctions in treating skin of color patients with acne.

POLL: How do you treat your SOC patients with acne?
September 20, 2021

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Pointers With Dr Portela: Battle of the Pimple Patches
September 15, 2021

This week’s Pointers With Dr Portela, Dustin Portela, DO, explains pimple patches and hydrocolloid patches, diving into how to treat acne when it surfaces.

Acne Care for Transgender Patients
September 10, 2021

Testosterone therapy often leads to unique challenges.