February 15, 2019 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

AARS Event

  • Register Now: AARS 14th Annual Member Reception, Friday, March 1, 2019 6PM – 8PM, Washington, DC

Industry News

  • Dermatologists call for changes to off-label coverage decisions. 

New Medical Research

  • Association of systemic antibiotic treatment of acne with skin microbiota characteristics. 
  • Metronidazole loaded nanostructured lipid carriers to improve skin deposition and retention in the treatment of rosacea. 
  • Interrater agreement and reliability of outcome measurement instruments and staging systems used in hidradenitis suppurativa. 
  • Is there an association between isotretinoin therapy and adverse mood changes? A prospective study in a cohort of acne patients.
  • Studying the efficacy of a new radical treatment for acne vulgaris using a surgical technique. 
  • Two cases of hidradenitis suppurativa and botulinum toxin type a therapy: A novel approach for a pathology that is still difficult to manage. 
  • Clinical and erythema-directed imaging evaluation of papulo-pustular rosacea with topical ivermectin: A 32 weeks duration study. 
  • Successful treatment of facial atrophic acne scars by fractional radiofrequency microneedle in Vietnamese patients. 
  • Minocycline-induced transient depersonalization: A case report. 
  • Exploring the potential for rosacea therapeutics of siRNA dispersion in topical emulsions. 
  • Botulinum toxin blocks mast cells and prevents rosacea like inflammation.

Clinical Reviews

  • Platelet-rich plasma and its utility in the treatment of acne scars: A systematic review. 
  • A decade retrospective study of light/laser devices in treating nasal rosacea. 
  • Insights on an in vivo model for postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.
  • Could Isotretinoin flare hidradentis suppurativa? A case series. 
  • Efficacy and possible mechanisms of botulinum toxin treatment of oily skin.
  • Infiltrative squamous cell carcinoma in hidradenitis suppurativa: A case report for early surgical intervention.
  • Combination therapies for hidradenitis suppurativa: A retrospective chart review of 31 patients.
  • Over-the-counter light therapy for acne: A cross-sectional retrospective analysis. 
  • Clinical effectiveness of novel rosacea therapies. 
  • Biologics for hidradenitis suppurativa: An update. 

Patient Counseling/Communication

  • Adult female acne: A guide to clinical practice.

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