Acne

Case series draws attention to phenotype of acne scarring
September 10, 2020

A retrospective review of patients seen in an academic dermatology clinic over a one-year period identified 20 individuals with nasal papules in association with acne, which are thought to represent scarring sequelae. The condition is underrecognized, researchers say and requires further research to better understand.

Study finds HS associated with acne conglobata
September 09, 2020

Hidradenitis suppurativa has come to be associated with systemic inflammation as well as a growing list of comorbidities including acne conglobate.

‘Clean’ skincare a growing trend
September 08, 2020

"Clean" skincare has become a popular trend. A preference for products without certain ingredients is fine if the products make patients feel better without making their skin worse, one expert says.

Alembic Pharmaceuticals launches adapalene gel for acne vulgaris
September 01, 2020

Alembic Pharmaceuticals announces the launch of their bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent product to Differin Gel 0.3% (Galderma), Adapalene Gel USP 0.3%, a topical retinoid for the treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older.

Topical androgen receptor inhibitor approved by FDA for acne
August 28, 2020

Clascoterone cream 1% (Winlevi, Cassiopea), a first-in-class androgen receptor inhibitor, has been approved by the U.S. FDA for treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older.

Will telemedicine impact the future of acne care?
August 14, 2020

Will the current practice of using telemedicine for acne care have an impact on the future of dermatology? We spoke with Julie Harper, M.D., owner and president of the Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center of Birmingham in Alabama, on the topic.

Patient education easier via virtual visits
August 13, 2020

Virtual visits may allow providers to focus more on patient education, says Julie Harper, M.D., owner and president of the Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center of Birmingham in Alabama.

Combination therapies improve keloid treatment
August 13, 2020

Combination therapies that integrate older therapies have shown great promise in the treatment and management of keloids.

How has telemedicine impacted patient visits?
August 12, 2020

Julie Harper, M.D., owner and president of the Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center of Birmingham in Alabama, discusses how she approaches treating acne via virtual visits after incorporating telemedicine into her practice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Smartphones aid GEA scale assessment in patients with darker skin
August 12, 2020

Smartphones may provide another tool for physicians to assess acne severity in patients with darker skin types, a study shows.