May 15, 2018 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • The AARS invites you to join us for the 7th Annual Scientific Luncheon Symposium.
  • Valeant is becoming Bausch Health Companies, Inc.
  • Allergan appoints Carrie Strom as Senior Vice President, U.S. Medical Aesthetics.

New Medical Research

  • Structure-based design of Trifarotene (CD5789), a potent and selective RARγ agonist for the treatment of acne.
  • Dose, duration, and cost: opportunities to improve use of long-term oral antibiotics for people with rosacea.
  • Comparative study of the bactericidal effects of indocyanine green- and methyl aminolevulinate-based photodynamic therapy on Propionibacterium acnes as a new treatment for acne.
  • Dapsone-loaded invasomes as a potential treatment of acne: Preparation, characterization, and in vivo skin deposition assay.
  • Papulopustular rosacea: Response to treatment with oral Azithromycin.
  • The therapeutic effect of artesunate on rosacea through the inhibition of the JAK/STAT signaling pathway.
  • Pulsed dye laser treatment of rosacea using a novel 15 mm diameter treatment beam.
  • Values of the systemic immunity in patients suffering from acne with different clinical course.

Clinical Reviews

  • Which acne treatment has the best influence on health-related quality of life? Literature review by the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Task Force on Quality of Life and Patient Oriented Outcomes.
  • Chemical peels for acne vulgaris: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
  • A review of the current modalities for the treatment of papulopustular rosacea.
  • Rosacea comorbidities.
  • Ivermectin 1% (CD5024) for the treatment of rosacea.
  • Rosacea fulminans during pregnancy.
  • Medical management of facial redness in rosacea.

Patient Counseling / Communication

  • It takes one to know one: Exploring patient dialogue on rosacea web based platforms and their potential for significant harm.
  • Patient costs associated with rosacea.

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