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Optimizing Initial Clinical Management: Key Considerations for Moderate to Severe Facial and Truncal Acne

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Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, FAAD reviews the case of a 12-year-old patient with moderate-to-severe acne, focusing on how to navigate appropriate treatment decisions and patient factors that indicate when a patient is an ideal candidate for isotretinoin.

Video content above is prompted by the following questions:

•What is your impression of this case?

•What are the challenges commonly faced by adolescents in managing acne, and how can healthcare providers support them in overcoming these challenges?

•What factors should be considered when evaluating the efficacy of over-the-counter acne treatments?

•What would you prescribe for this patient?

•What factors should be considered when determining the appropriate combination therapy for a treatment-naïve adolescent with moderate acne?

•How can healthcare providers effectively counsel patients and their parents on the proper application and potential side effects of topical acne treatments?

•What are some strategies for monitoring patient response to topical acne treatment, and when should adjustments to the treatment regimen be considered?

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Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, FAAD, an expert on acne
Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, FAAD, an expert on acne
Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, FAAD, an expert on acne
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